The mysteries of Mithra.
The mysteries of Mithra. University of Toronto scanning center.
The Mysteries of Mithras: The Pagan Belief That Shaped the Christian World Paperback. if you read this, it will definitely make you rethink your whole idea of structured religion. its very easy to see why our world is a mess. our religious ideas are very fractured and imperfect.
This is still an authoritative book in this mysterious oriental religion that drew on many aspects of Christianity. Read this book to get up to speed on the "Cattle thief" god whom many Roman legionaries followed in the 2nd-5th centuries.
Belgian archaeologist and historian FRANZ-VALERY-MARIE CUMONT (1869-1947) wrote numerous books, often making use of his interest in philology and the study of instructions. Among his books is Life After Roman Paganism (1922). Franz Valery Marie Cumont.
Franz Cumont - The Mysteries Of Mithra (2. MB. Cumont's work is generally considered to be the quintessential work on the Mithraic cult.
Cumont's work is generally considered to be the quintessential work on the Mithraic cult. Mostly he focuses upon how the religion was spread in the Roman Empire, where it originated and some of its basic dogmas. However, if you are looking for a description of the secret initiation rituals you will have to look elsewhere.
The present work, in which we purpose to treat of the origin and history of the Mithraic religion, does not pretend to offer a picture of the downfall of paganism
The Mysteries of Mithra book.
The Mysteries of Mithra book. Dr. Cumont points out, "The only domain in which we can ascertain in detail the extent to which Christianity imitated Mithraism is that of ar. This is a must read if you have been threatened with a crisis of faith because of the ramblings of would-be academicians like Bill Maher in his film 'Religulous', or the nastiness of a Hichens or Price.
Franz-Valéry-Marie Cumont (3 January 1868 in Aalst, Belgium – 20 August 1947 in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre near Brussels) was a Belgian archaeologist and historian, a philologist and student of epigraphy, who brought these often isolated specialties to bear.
Franz-Valéry-Marie Cumont (3 January 1868 in Aalst, Belgium – 20 August 1947 in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre near Brussels) was a Belgian archaeologist and historian, a philologist and student of epigraphy, who brought these often isolated specialties to bear on the syncretic mystery religions of Late Antiquity, notably Mithraism. Cumont was a graduate of the University of Ghent (PhD, 1887)
Cumont, Franz Valery Marie, 1868-1947.
Cumont, Franz Valery Marie, 1868-1947. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. A translation of the "ʻConclusions' qui teriminent le tome premier de mes Textes et m. .numents figurés relatifs aux mystères de Mithra. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
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