The Mysteries of Mithra

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Author  Franz Cumont
Publisher  Dover Publications
Publication Date   June 1, 1956
ISBN  0486203239
Pages  239

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The colorful Mithraic religion originated in Persia, enjoyed enormous popularity in Europe, and was ultimately destroyed by Christianity. This definitive treatment of Mithra by a leading authority on classical religions pieces together its mysteries: the principle characteristics of the god Mithra, the rituals, the teachings, the liturgy and much more. With 70 illustrations.

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