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Catalogue of the exhibition "The Mystery of Mithras: Exploring the Heart of a Roman cult"

Catalogue of the exhibition "The Mystery of Mithras: Exploring the Heart of a Roman cult"


The exhibition "The Mystery of Mithras: Exploring the Heart of a Roman Cult" is being presented at the Musée royal de Mariemont from 20 November 2021 to 17 April 2022, then at the Musée Saint-Raymond de Toulouse from 14 May to 30 Oktober 2022, and lastly at the Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt from 19 November 2022 to 15 April 2023.

The catalogue prepared for these different venues pursues three main objectives: proposing, thanks to the contributions of some 75 international experts, a new synthesis for a complex and fascinating cult that reflects the remarkable advances in our knowledge in recent decades; promoting by means of high-quality illustrations numerous monuments, both famous and unknown, that represent so many pieces of the giant Mithraic puzzle; lastly, to restore Mithras to his prosper place in the religious landscape of yesterday and the European culture of today.

Edited by Laurent Bricault, Richard Veymiers and Nicolas Amoroso with the collaboration of Laure Barthet, Margaux Bekas, Pascal Capus, Alexandra Dardenay, Wolfgang David and Carsten Wenzel.

576 pages

ISBN 978-2930469867

Poids: 3125 g
35,00 €