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    The Roman Cult of Mithras
    The God and His Mysteries
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Manfred Clauss
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780415929783
    ISBN 10: 0415929784

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    124 colour illustrations
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
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    31 March 2001
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    Manfred Clauss is Professor of Ancient History at the Free University of Berlin. His many books include histories of Sparta and ancient Israel, as well as a concise biography of Cleopatra.
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations Preface to the English edition Translator's preface Foreword Abbreviations Contexts 1. Mitra and Mithras 2. Religious perspectives in the Roman Empire 3. Mystery religions 4. The nature of the evidence The God and his Mysteries 5. The growth of the cult 6. Recruitment 7. The mithraeum 8. The sacred narrative 9. Ritual 10. Utensils 11. The priestly grades 12. Mithras, swift to save 13. Mithras and the other gods 14. Mithras and Christ Notes Bibliography Further reading General index Index of ancient passages Index of monuments and inscriptions