Mithras - Zoroastrian Mithras
Mithra or Mithras
Mithras or Mithra is the Zoroastrian god.
Studies in Mithraism
Most of the research into Mithraism, a religion with many parallels to Chrtistianity, comes from two writers, Cumont and Ulansey.
Taurobolium - Bull Sacrifice Taurobolium
Taurobolium. A bull sacrifice is called a taurobolium.
Mithraism and Christianity
A list of eight similarities between the two religions, including the Light of the world epithet for both saviors.
The Incredible Mithras Myth
Parallels between Jesus and Mithras.
Lacus Curtius article covering Persian origins of Mithraism, the expansion of Mithraism, Mithraism in the Roman Empire, initiation rites, Taurobolium, Mithraism's decline, and Manichaeism.
Basic information on the history of Mithraism, the bull-slaying aspect of the cult of Mithras, the rituals and a picture of the bull-slaying.
Mithraism: Jung vs. Freud
The two disagreed about the significance of the bull-slaying imagery. Freud thought it represented the killing of the animal ego by the human ego whereas Jung thought the bull represented an accepted alter-ego.