A Meal with Mithras: Examining the Role of the Sacred Repast Within the Roman Cult of Mithraism.

Graham, Anna F.

Abstract: The cult of Mithraism is one of many mystery cults within Roman imperial religious culture. However, what sets Mithraism apart, and makes it a special interest for scholarly study, is the lack of primary source accounts and textual documents of the cult liturgy, activity, and culture. While many aspects of the cult have been examined by scholars, the repast, an aspect of cult iconography... read more

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Mithraism in art.
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