Focus

Mithras in India and Iran

We propose to revisit a passage by the prolific author Marteen Vermaseren that highlights correspondences today forgotten between the Roman Mithras and its Eastern counterparts.

Notitiae

News and articles from Mithraeum.eu

See more news on Mithras
 

Introductio

 

Press clips

See more press clips on Mithras

Some places to visit

  • Hatra Temple

    The city of Hatra was famed for its fusion of several civilization cults, which several temples devoted to gods from all Indo-European world.

     
  • Mithraeum of Thermes

    The Mithraeum of Thermes in Greece was discovered in 1915 by Bogdan Filov.

     
  • Mithraeum of Aigio

    The underground cave which served as temple was cut into the conglomerate rock of the area, and a flight of eight steps of stone slabs led to it.

     
  • Mithraeum of Naples

    The Mitreo della crypta neapolitana was used a des legends about its use, from a cult place devoted to Priapus to celebrate Aphrodite.

     

Sententia

Comments from visitors

 

DIonsia Xanthippos

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

on Aion of Villa Albani

 

Raymond HUGUES

La construction du viaduc du chemin de fer en 1874 condamnait une grotte appelée 'la grotte aux fé...

on Mithraeum of Bourg-Saint-Andéol

 

Pattie Lawler

As of 2022 this piece is currently NOT on display.

on Tauroctony on display in Boston

 
 

Thomas Smith

I would humbly suggest that #6 on the left might be a representation of Narcissus, having fallen in ...

on Tauroctony of Osterburken

 

Gaby Simeoni

Gracias por compartir tu artículo, Roberto.

on From Mithraism to Freemasonry. A history of ideas

 

Mithraeum.eu

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

on Submission scene from Barberini

 
 

Jorge Gallo

Congratulations to the city hall of Lugo and all the team who participated in this unexpected discov...

on The Mithreaum of Lugo reveals the expansion of the Persian cult to the boundaries of Hispania

 

Nik Shah

Good information...

on Mitreo del Circo Massimo

 

Mithraeum.eu

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

on Mithraeum de Bordeaux

 
 
 

Libri

The New Mithraeum
recommends

 
See more books
 

Do you want to receive news on Mithraism in your mailbox?

Sign up to our newsletter and we will keep you updated about everything related to Mithras and its Mysteries.
We will not share your email with anyone. Promised.

 

The New Mithraeum is a  PAGAN ROME  production, powered by Enkidū