The Resource The origins of the Mithraic mysteries : cosmology and salvation in the ancient world, David Ulansey

The origins of the Mithraic mysteries : cosmology and salvation in the ancient world, David Ulansey

Label
The origins of the Mithraic mysteries : cosmology and salvation in the ancient world
Title
The origins of the Mithraic mysteries
Title remainder
cosmology and salvation in the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
David Ulansey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume sets forth a new explanation of the meaning of the cult of Mithraism, tracing its origins not, as commonly held, to the ancient Persian religion, but to ancient astronomy and cosmology
Cataloging source
KIJ
Dewey number
299.15
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1585
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
specialized
Label
The origins of the Mithraic mysteries : cosmology and salvation in the ancient world, David Ulansey
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • Celestial equator
  • ch. 6.
  • Meaning of the bull-slaying
  • ch. 7.
  • Mithraic cosmic symbolism
  • ch. 1.
  • Mysteries of Mithras
  • ch. 2.
  • Bull-slaying and the stars
  • ch. 3.
  • Mithras and Perseus
  • ch. 4.
  • Perseus cult of Tarsus
Control code
ocn776941541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 154 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199853328
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37542758
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)776941541
  • oso0195067886

Library Locations

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