The third in a series of weekly instalments featuring insights from the authors of ‘Images of Mithra‘, published in March 2017, questions what we can learn from seemingly the most permanent of all Mithraic remains – sculptures carved into the living rock.
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Mithras to the Romans, Mihr and Mithra in ancient Persia, Miiro in Kushan Bactria, this figure is not without allure. These names – similar yet distinct, that applied to figures with much in common, but equally a great deal to distinguish them – sparked the very simple question, what’s in a name?
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