Category:Ancient Roman temples of Mithras
Mithraic temples (Latin: mithraea, singular mithraeum) were places of worship for the 1st-4th century Roman Mithraic Mysteries. Mithraic temples are easy to identify: They were supposed to symbolize caves (spelea), and accordingly built to look like caves (occasionally, natural caves were used as well, and in a few cases they were also just basements under houses). Mithraic temples are clearly distinguishable from the typical Greco-Roman temples since they never looked like them. Mithraic temples are typically small, usually holding at most ten-fifteen people.
This category has the following 8 subcategories, out of 8 total.
- ► Mithraeums in France (5 C)
- ► Mithraeums in Germany (3 C, 10 F)
- ► Mithraeums in Hungary (1 C, 6 F)
- ► Mithraeums in Austria (1 C, 2 F)
- ► Mithraeums in Slovenia (1 C, 2 F)
- ► Mithraeums in the United Kingdom (2 C, 2 F)