Cult of Mithras Explained - Religion For Breakfast

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The Cult of Mithras was a thriving religion in the Roman Empire. But by the 5th was gone. What do we know about the Cult of Mithras? And what was its relationship with Christianity?

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Clauss, Manfred. The Roman Cult of Mithras.

Beck, Roger. The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire.

Sources debunking the "Christ/Mithras" myth can be found at The Tertullian Project: Tertullian Project:

Incredible resource of every citation about Mithras in Greco-Roman literature:

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San Clemete Mithraeum:

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Mithraeum of Seven Spheres:

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Rock Born Mithras:

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