History: Mithraism

Posted on Sun 04 December 2022 in history

Mithraism was one of the most important mystery cults in the Roman Empire. The principal deity of Mithraism was Mithras, a figure associated with Ahuramazda and Zoroastrianism. Mithras was associated with the Sun god. Mithraism was a male-only religion and followers where baptized in the blood of a bull before they could become participants in the religion.