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Images For Lecture 19

1. Sculpture showing the birth of Mithras
2. Mithras, the Persian god, slays the primeval bull, Roman marble, 1st c. AD
3. Mithraeum under the Circus Maximus
4. Altar of Mithras, San Clemente
5. Mithras as bull slayer
6. Mithras as Sun God
7. Mithras slaying the bull (detail)
8. Mithraeum in Ostia
9. Mithraic initiation grade: the Persian
10. Mithras and companions

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