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Mithras in Hispania

On the occasion of the discovery of a Mithraeum in Cabra, Spain, we talk to Jaime Alvar, a leading figure in the field of Mithraism. With him, we examine the testimonies known to date and the peculiarities of the cult of Mithras in Hispania.


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Andreu Abuín

I recently had the opportunity to visit the remains of this mithraeum.

on Mitreo dels Munts


Pattie Lawler

I appreciate this article as it spawned and actual (gasp!) conversation on the facebook group.

on From Mithraism to Freemasonry. A history of ideas


Alejandro Jiménez

The so-called Elephant Tomb was not a tomb.


Gaby Simeoni

Pattie, you and I need to talk about those bits one of these days.

on From Mithraism to Freemasonry. A history of ideas

Merci pour l'information, Zi. En effet, la sculpture jointe faisait partie d'un autre ensemble.

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Jorge Gallo

If this phallus really belonged to the mithraeum where it is currently placed and not elsewhere, the...

on Phallus relief from the Mithraeum of Tiddis


Antonio Moreno Rosa

The sculpture was found, according to its discoverer, next to the western wall that delimits the imp...

on Mitra de Cabra

You are right, Stephen. Thank you for noticing. We have updated the information on this article.

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