The Mysteries of Mithra


Book Details

Author  Franz Valéry Marie Cumont
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   December 31, 2007
ISBN  1605063797
Pages  153

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Book Description:

"The Mithraic Mysteries or Mysteries of Mithras (also Mithraism) was a mystery religion practised in the Roman Empire (1st to 4th centuries AD), best attested in Rome and Ostia, Mauretania, Britain and in the provinces along the Rhine and Danube frontier." (Quote from

Table of Contents:

Publisher's Preface; Preface To The French Edition; The Origins Of Mithraism; The Dissemination Of Mithraism In The Roman Empire; Mithra And The Imperial Power Of Rome; The Doctrine Of The Mithraic Mysteries; The Mithraic Liturgy, Clergy And Devotees; Mithraism And The Religions Of The Empire; Mithraic Art

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