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The Mysteries of Mithras and Identity of Orion

Centuries of secrets revealed in the stars

For millennia now, the Roman Mysteries of Mithras — famed for its powerful and mystifying bull-slaying scene and its hundreds of temples found abandoned in the old empire — has kept the historical community spellbound. Just what were this underground cult’s beliefs? How did its adherents so suddenly vanish from the face of the earth? And, most importantly, who exactly was the Mithras they worshipped?

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J. W. Barlament

J. W. Barlament

History, politics, religion and the rest. Told with nerve and without reserve. Columbia 2024.