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Call for PhD students and post-doctoral fellows specialising in Mithras

On the occasion of the exhibition, the Royal Museum of Mariemont invites five experts from Europe to emulate the research on the cult of Mithras.


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Some places to visit

  • Mitreo de la calle Espronceda

    The Mithraeum at Espronceda Street, in Merida, was discovered in 2000. It is a semi-subterranean temple.

  • Mithräum von Saarbrücken

    The Mithraeum in Halberg, near Saarbrücken, is one of the oldest historical places in the area.

  • Mithraeum of Lambèse

    The Mithraeum of Tazoult / Lambèse is one of the best preserved Mithras's temples in Africa.

  • Mitreo del Circo Massimo

    The Mithraeum of the Circus Maximus was discovered in 1931 during work carried out to create a storage area for the scenes and costumes of the Opera House within the Museums of Rome building.



Comments from visitors


    Joachim Neumaier

    Dear Collegue: May I consult You in order to a potsherd on which the word 'leonis' has been grave...

    on Mithraeum of Tienen

  • Pattie Lawler

    ??? Is this an actual mithraeum?...

    on Mitreo d'Orazio Muti

  • Alex

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

    on Mitreo di San Clemente


    Ron Myers

    I was wondering if any mithraea have been found in Florence. Thanks.

    on Aion of Florence


    Sukey Jessup

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

    on Mithraeum of Aquincum in Victorinus's house


    It was, Pattie. It no longer exists.

    on Mitreo d'Orazio Muti


    Ale Fernandez

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

    on La grotta del Mitreo


    John Brant

    While there were many mithraea located at the forts on the Limes, there was not one at the Saalburg.

    on Mithräum von Saalburg


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

    on Mithraeum de Bordeaux



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