The Cult of Mithras in Late Antiquity: Development, Decline and Demise ca. A.D. 270-430

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BRILL, Oct 25, 2018 - History - 158 pages
In The Cult of Mithras in Late Antiquity David Walsh examines how and why the cult of Mithras vanished from the Roman Empire by the early 5th century C.E.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 The Development of the Cult of Mithras in Late Antiquity
17
The Evidence
42
Explaining the Decline
56
Chapter 4 The Fate of Mithraea
67
Gazetteer of Mithraea Active in the 4th c and Those That Exhibit Evidence of Christian Iconoclasm
101
Mithraea Constructed and Repaired ca AD 201400
125
Bibliography
128
Index
138
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