London Mithraeum


Carole Raddato
published on 19 June 2018
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The remains of the London Mithraeum, dramatically presented inside the modern Bloomberg Building in the city of London. The Temple, dedicated to the god Mithras, the Lord of Light, was built in the 3rd century CE by an unknown Roman citizen of Londinium in the garden of his home, next to one of London’s lost rivers, the Walbrook.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2018, June 19). London Mithraeum. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "London Mithraeum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 19, 2018.

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Raddato, Carole. "London Mithraeum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Jun 2018. Web. 30 Oct 2020.

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