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Mithraeum of Cyrene

The Mithraeum of Cyrene is preserved among the remarkable ruins of the ancient capital of the Roman province of Cyrene.
 
 
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21 Jan 2022
 
Mithraeum of Cyrene

Mithraeum of Cyrene
Jona Lendering

 

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A colony of the Greeks of Thera, Cyrene was one of the principal cities in the Hellenic world. Romanized in 74 BC it remained a great capital until the earthquake of 365. A thousand years of history is written into its ruins, which have been famous since the 18th century.

A mithraeum has been found among the ruins.
 
 

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