The Mithras Cult was among the most popular new religious movements of the Roman Empire though very little is known of its rituals or mythology. This episode explores the one of the only surviving texts - a liturgy for mystical ascent promising a mystical vision of the Mithras as a solar deity and nothing short of immortality.
Betz - The Greek Magical Papyri - 978-0226044477
Betz - The Mithras Liturgy - 978-3161488139
Clauss - The Roman Cult of Mithras - 978-0415929783
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