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Let's talk about Mithras with Yolanda De Iuliis

Yolanda's multimedia dissertation focuses on the cognitive mechanisms that motivate Mithras worshippers. Her work includes a podcast entitled Conversations about Mithras.


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Some places to visit

  • Mitreo di Fructosus

    The Mithraeum of Frutosus was in a temple assigned to the guild of the stuppatores.

  • Mithraeum of Aquincum II in Victorinus's house

    The temple of Mithras in Aquincum was located within the private house of the decurio Marcus Antonius Victorinus.

  • Mithraeum de Martigny

    The Mithraeum of Martigny is the first temple devoted to Mithras found in Switzerland.

  • Mithraeum of Inveresk

    The Mithraeum of Inveresk, south of Musselburgh, East Lothian, is the first found in Scotland, and the earliest securely dated example from Britain.



Comments from visitors


Vito Quattrocchi

On a tour of Caesarea Maritima, I got the opportunity to step inside the Mithraeum.

on Mithraeum of Caesarea Maritima


Sukey Jessup

I’m not sure why the rock birth isn’t on show in the museum.

on Mithraeum of Aquincum II in Victorinus's house


Ale Fernandez

This is actually in San Giovanni al Timavo, a little way along from Duino itself.

on La grotta del Mitreo


Alejandro Jiménez Hernández

Jiménez Hernández, Alejandro, y Inmaculada Carrasco Gómez.

on Mitreo de la Tumba del Elefante

Indeed, Dionisia. Thanks for noticing, already corrected.

on Aion of Villa Albani


DIonsia Xanthippos

In our description, isn't the word "cloak" in the last sentence a typo for "globe"?...

on Aion of Villa Albani



This is a great Mithraeum and a obliged visit if you go to Roma.

on Mitreo di San Clemente


Gabriel Simeoni

Remarkable monument not only because it is the first sculpted representation of the entire Mithraic ...

on Tauroctony 593


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



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