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Ancient Roman Tunnels for Pagan god Mithra to Open to Public

Ancient Roman Tunnels for Pagan god Mithra to Open to Public | pagan | Scoop.it

The city of Rome has announced that it plans to soon allow the public to tour ancient tunnels for the pagan god Mithra, which it has been restoring for some time.

 

The tunnels are said to be located under the Baths of Caracalla, and are separate from the Mithraeum, which was discovered last year. The Mithraeum was reportedly found with a fresco of the pagan god on the wall, and also a space for what is believed to be an area for animal sacrifices.


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Pre-Christian Gnosticism and Christology - Patheos (blog)

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Pre-Christian Gnosticism and Christology
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One fashionable fallacy he focused on is the notion of a pre-Christian Gnostic redeemer myth, as was posited by the History of Religion School in the 20th century.
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