Mysteria Mithrae

Mysteria Mithrae

Mysteria Mithrae pp. 863 864 875 876 883 885 891 894 375.95; 359.40; 383.139, 646.49; 316.44, 368.69; 378.116; 377.108; 378.113; 93, 175.12; 570; 24, 40, 320, 321; 321.62, 609.31; 359.41; 208.14; 356.28; 662.28; 11.5, 42.19, 325.73, ...

Author: Ugo Bianchi

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004295605

Category: Social Science

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Mystery and Secrecy in the Nag Hammadi Collection and Other Ancient Literature Ideas and Practices

Mystery and Secrecy in the Nag Hammadi Collection and Other Ancient Literature  Ideas and Practices

Mysteria Mithrae: Atti del Seminario Internazionale su 'La Specifijicità storico-religiosa dei Misteri di Mithra, con particolare riferimento Allefonti documentarie di Roma e Ostia'. Etudes Préliminaires aux religions orientales dans ...

Author: Christian H. Bull

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004212077

Category: Religion

Page: 540

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Drawing on a wide array of sources, this anthology sets out to analyze the concepts of mystery and secrecy that occur in the ritual and rhetoric of antique Mediterranean religion, with an emphasis on Gnosticism, Christianity, and Paganism.
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Die Welt der G tterbilder

Die Welt der G  tterbilder

G. Gnoli , Sol Persice Mithra , in : Mysteria Mithrae , S.725–740 ; Clauss , Mithras , S.13ff . , außerdem M. Clauss , Sol Invictus Mithras , Athenaeum LXXVIII , 1990 , S.423-450 , s . insbes . die Zusammenstellung einschlägiger ...

Author: Brigitte Groneberg

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110194635

Category: Religion

Page: 380

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Götterbilder schaffen eine eigene Welt theologischer Reflexion und religiöser Praxis. Texte vermitteln Gottesbilder von hoher Komplexität. Bildliche Darstellungen müssen indessen Gottesbilder auf das Wesentliche reduzieren. Diesen Reduktionsprozess lediglich als Simplifizierung zu begreifen, wäre unangemessen. Vielmehr handelt es sich um einen Konzentrationsprozess, der durch die bewusst evozierte Vieldeutigkeit der Wahrnehmung eine neue Komplexität erzeugt. Nicht von ungefähr besteht zwischen der durch Bilder einerseits und durch Texte andererseits vermittelte Profilierung von Gottesvorstellungen eine erhebliche Diskrepanz. Die Ursachen dafür liegen natürlich primär in den unterschiedlichen Möglichkeiten der Darstellungsmedien. Doch Medien sind nicht nur Mittel zum Zweck, sondern überlegt gewählte Filter, die Wahrnehmung gezielt leiten sollen. Der vorliegende Band untersucht dieses Phänomen in Beiträgen grundsätzlicher Art und in materialen Präsentationen aus dem Bereich des Alten Orients, Griechenlands und der Welt des Hellenismus. Bewusst sind auch Beiträge aus dem Kontakt zwischen Christentum und Islam zum Thema Bildverehrung integriert worden. Dadurch wird deutlich, welche Kompensationsstrategien entwickelt werden, wo bildliche Repräsentationen dem theologischen Verdikt unterliegen. Der Band enthält achtzehn Beiträge von international bekannten Forschern in deutscher und englischer Sprache.
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Scritti scelti sulla religione greca e romana e sul Cristianesimo

Scritti scelti sulla religione greca e romana e sul Cristianesimo

“Il graffito “Natus prima luce” nel Mitreo di Santa Prisca (Mysteria Mithrae, LeidenRoma 1979, 153-164). “Ricordo della “magia” in un graffito del Mitreo del Circo Massimo (Mysteria Mithrae, Leiden-Roma 1979, 173-182).

Author: Guarducci

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004296497

Category: Social Science

Page: 492

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Il Mitreo dei Castra Peregrinorum S Stefano Rotondo

Il Mitreo dei Castra Peregrinorum  S  Stefano Rotondo

... mitriaca di Roma in Mysteria Mithrae, p.70; Idem, Monumenti dei culti orientali in Roma. ... cronologiche in Soteriologia, p.32 ss. o V. Santa Maria Scrinari, Il Mitreo dell'ospedale di San Giovanni in Mysteria Mithrae, pp.219-224.

Author: Lissi-Caronna

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004296565

Category: Social Science

Page: 104

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Roman Cult of Mithras

Roman Cult of Mithras

The only colour photographs of these paintings are to be found in Mysteria Mithrae ( n . 6 above ) , Appdx 1 ( unpaginated ) , pl . I - XII ; this dipinto is visible on pl . X - XII . 145. C. Aloe Spada , ' Il leo nella gerarchia dei ...

Author: Clauss Manfred Clauss

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 9781474465793

Category: HISTORY

Page: 256

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Since its publication in Germany, Manfred Clauss's introduction to the Roman Mithras cult has become widely accepted as the most reliable, as well as the most readable, account of its elusive and fascinating subject. For the English edition the author has revised the work to take account of recent research and new archaeological discoveries. The mystery cult of Mithras first became evident in Rome towards the end of the first century AD. During the next two centuries, carried by its soldier and merchant devotees, it spread to the frontier of the western empire from Britain to Bosnia. Perhaps because of odd similarities between the cult and their own religion the early Christians energetically suppressed it, frequently constructing churches over the caves (Mithraea) in which its rituals took place. By the end of the fourth century the cult was extinct.Professor Clauss draws on the archaeological evidence from over 400 temples and their contents including over a thousand representations of ritual in sculpure and painting to seek an understanding of the nature and purpose of the cult, and what its mysteries and secret rites of initiation and sacrifice meant to its devotees. In doing so he introduces the reader to the nature of the polytheistic societies of the Roman Empire, in which relations and distinctions between gods and mortals now seem strangely close and blurred. He also considers the connections of Mithraicism with astrology, and examines how far it can be seen as a direct descendant of the ancient cult of Mitra, the Persian god of contract, cattle and light. The book combines imaginative insight with coherent argument. It is well-structured, accessibly written and extensively illustrated. Richard Gordon, the translator and himself a distinguished scholar of the subject, has provided a bibliography of further reading for anglophone readers.
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The Mithraeum at Marino

The Mithraeum at Marino

V. 1973; Elisa Lissi-Caronna in Mysteria Mithrae, 205-212). The large cult relief preserves the paint: red for Mithras' dress; gold for his hands, neck and head. For another new Mithraeum, see Valnea Santa Maria-Scrinari, ...

Author: M. J. Vermaseren

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004294783

Category: Social Science

Page: 158

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Psychanodia

Psychanodia

Cf. my review to U. Bianchi (Ed.), Mysteria Mithrae, Leiden 1980, in “Aevum” LV(1981), 169a–172b. Or even two exceptions (Brigetio, Bologna), where the order of the days of the planetary week is followed, with more or less slight ...

Author: Culianu

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004296503

Category: Social Science

Page: 97

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Animals in Greek and Roman Religion and Myth

Animals in Greek and Roman Religion and Myth

Mysteria Mithrae, 503-15. Leiden: Brill 1979. Beck, R. (1976) “A Note on the Scorpion in the Tauroctony”, Journal of Mithraic Studies 1.2, 208-9. —. (1998) “The Mysteries of Mithras: A New Account”, JRS 88, 115-28.

Author: Patricia A. Johnston

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443898218

Category: History

Page: 545

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This volume brings together a variety of approaches to the different ways in which the role of animals was understood in ancient Greco-Roman myth and religion, across a period of several centuries, from Preclassical Greece to Late Antique Rome. Animals in Greco-Roman antiquity were thought to be intermediaries between men and gods, and they played a pivotal role in sacrificial rituals and divination, the foundations of pagan religion. The studies in the first part of the volume examine the role of the animals in sacrifice and divination. The second part explores the similarities between animals, on the one hand, and men and gods, on the other. Indeed, in antiquity, the behaviour of several animals was perceived to mirror human behaviour, while the selection of the various animals as sacrificial victims to specific deities often was determined on account of some peculiar habit that echoed a special attribute of the particular deity. The last part of this volume is devoted to the study of animal metamorphosis, and to this end a number of myths that associate various animals with transformation are examined from a variety of perspectives.
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The Other God

The Other God

Mysteria Mithrae (Leiden, 1979), pp. 579—601; G. Lease, 'Mithraism and Christianity', pp. 1307—31; L. Martin, 'Roman Mithraism and Christianity', Numen, 36, 1989, pp. 2—15. It would be impossible to refer here to all theories that try ...

Author: Yuri Stoyanov

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300190144

Category: Religion

Page: 490

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DIVDIVThis fascinating book explores the evolution of religious dualism, the doctrine that man and cosmos are constant battlegrounds between forces of good and evil. It traces this evolution from late Egyptian religion and the revelations of Zoroaster and the Orphics in antiquity through the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Mithraic Mysteries, and the great Gnostic teachers to its revival in medieval Europe with the suppression of the Bogomils and the Cathars, heirs to the age-long teachings of dualism. Integrating political, cultural, and religious history, Yuri Stoyanov illuminates the dualist religious systems, recreating in vivid detail the diverse worlds of their striking ideas and beliefs, their convoluted mythologies and symbolism. Reviews of an earlier edition: “A book of prime importance for anyone interested in the history of religious dualism. The author’s knowledge of relevant original sources is remarkable; and he has distilled them into a convincing and very readable whole.”—Sir Steven Runciman “The most fascinating historical detective story since Steven Runciman’s Sicilian Vespers.”—Colin Wilson “A splendid account of the decline of the dualist tradition in the East . . . both strong and accessible. . . . The most readable account of Balkan heresy ever.”—Jeffrey B. Russell, Journal of Religion “Well-written, fact-filled, and fascinating . . . has in it the making of a classic.” —Harry T. Norris, Bulletin of SOAS/div/div
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