Catacombs of Domitilla

The Roman Underworld: Catacombs, the Cloaca Maxima and hidden routes

Tunnels and Passages: The Hidden Routes of Roman Engineering. The Roman underworld include various underground structures such as catacombs, underground passages, and sewers, notably the … Read more

Bas-relief of the tauroctony of the mysteries, Metz, France

Meithras, Mithras: The Origins and Influence of Mithraism in Ancient Rome

Mithraism: The Enigmatic Cult that Captivated Imperial Roman Troops. Mithraism was an ancient Hellenistic religion based on the worship of a god called Meithras who … Read more