Mithraic relief, Tauroctony, about 160 CE, Royal Ontario Museum

Ancient Roman Magic: Superstitions and Mystical Symbols

Magic and Religion in the Roman Society. In ancient Roman society, the realms of magic and superstition occupied a unique and often complex space. Far … 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