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Synonyms for Mithras

ancient Persian god of light and truth


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At numerous points in the Mithras Liturgy the practitioner finds himself threatened by the denizens of the divine realms, for reasons that are not clear.
Housed in the Museum of Antiquities in the heart of Newcastle University, the sculpture depicts Mithras, a Persian god favoured by soldiers for his attributes of honesty and courage.
Later in the novel, it may be more than coincidence that the name Sisimithres is composed of Mithras and (running in reverse) Isis--Mithras with solar connections and Isis with lunar, thus reflecting the Ethiopic religious dyarchy in the novel.
Ancient proper names also suffer: Carpocrates, Enoch, Mithras, Origen, Sozomen, and Vincentius are either misspelt or wrongly expanded or wrongly Anglicized (nn.
In the 5th century bc , Mithras achieved a singular prominence in the Zoroastrian pantheon (see Zoroaster ), and his cult rapidly came to constitute a distinct and popular religion.
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Among the topics are becoming Christian in Carthage in the age of Tertullian, reading Augustine's conversion anew, temporary immortality in the Mithras liturgy, and observations of late antique rabbinic sources on instructing would-be converts.
He hadn't been on the police's radar to begin with as they watched the gang but came to their attention during Operation Mithras.
A dozen gods from Horus and Hermes to Mithras were born of virgins in stables or caves and all showed miraculous powers from babyhood - Hercules strangled a giant snake invading his cradle, and he was only a demi-god.
As with the case of the priest Mithras in the final book, the competing tales of the Chaldaean Diophanes trade on evaluative, confrontational, but not necessarily exclusive judgments of Lucius and Milo.
Romanising oriental Gods; myth, salvation, and ethics in the cults of Cybele, Isis, and Mithras.
Venue: Mithras House, University of Brighton, Lewes Road, Brighton BN2 4AT