Per Aspera ad Astra
On Hadrian's Wall lies the ruin of a subterranean temple to a little-known god, at the centre of a secretive Roman cult.
Jason Reza Jorjani, PhD, is a philosopher and author of Prometheus and Atlas, World State of Emergency, Lovers of Sophia, Novel Folklore: The Blind Owl of Sadegh Hedayat, and Iranian Leviathan: A Monumental History of Mithra's Abode.
The Mithras Cult was among the most popular new religious movements of the Roman Empire though very little is known of its rituals or mythology.
resentation on the Dionysian-themed frescoes of the Villa of the Mysteries by Peter Mark Adams on the occasion of the presentation of his book.
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