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Beck on Mithraism : collected works with new essays

Author: Roger Beck
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2004.
Series: Ashgate contemporary thinkers on religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Beck
ISBN: 0754640817 9780754640813
OCLC Number: 54843901
Description: xxvii, 369 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Part A The Scholarly Scene: Mithraism since 'Mithraism since Franz Cumont'. Part B Foundation: Introduction; The Mysteries of Mithras; A summary description of the Mysteries of Mithras in six propositions. Part C Mythmaking and Other Fictions: Introduction; Ritual, myth, doctrine and initiation in the Mysteries of Mithras; History into fiction; Apuleius the novelist, Apuleius the Ostian householder, and the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres. Part D Mithras and the Heavens,1; First explorations: Introduction; 'The Seat of Mithras at the Equinoxes'; Cautes and Cautopates; Interpreting the Ponza Zodiac, I; Interpreting the Ponza Zodiac, II. Part E Mithras and the Heavens, 2: Quis Ille?: The rise and fall of the astral identifications of the tauroctonous Mithras; Astral symbolism in the tauroctony; In the place of the lion. Part F The Astronomical and Astrological Matrix: Introduction; The astronomical design of Karakush, a royal burial site in ancient Commagene; Whose astrology? The imprint of Ti. Claudius Balbillus on the Mithraic mysteries. Part G Eikona Kosmou: The Mithraeum: Introduction; Cosmic models; Qui mortalitatis causa convenerunt. Index.
Series Title: Ashgate contemporary thinkers on religion.
Responsibility: Roger Beck.
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