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Mithra

Mithra is an Iranian god of light and the cosmic order, sometimes called the son of Ahura Mazda, whom Mithra assists in the battle against evil. Mithra was born from a rock or cave, fought the sun, captured the divine bull, and went to heaven. Mithra may be portrayed with thousands of eyes and ears riding a chariot with white horses. He is often shown slaying a bull.
The cult of Mithra is a mystery religion which became popular with Roman soldiers. To the Romans, Mithra was known as Deus Sol Invictus - Unconquered Sun God. Mithra may also be called Mitra or Mithras.
Zoroastrian God Mithras
Mithra

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