Ancients.info - The Online Resource for Ancient Coins & Antiquities  

Go Back   Ancients.info - The Online Resource for Ancient Coins & Antiquities > Miscellaneous > Archeology
Home Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Sidebar Off

Archeology All aspects of archeology, including moral, ethical, and legal considerations.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Jun 4, 2010, 07:21 AM   #1
Roma_Orbis
Registered User
 
Roma_Orbis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Paris
Posts: 833
   View My Photo Gallery
Mithraeum found in Angers (Loire, France)

Sorry, in French:
http://www.inrap.fr/archeologie-prev...a-a-Angers.htm

with Google Translate:
http://translate.google.com/translat...tm&sl=fr&tl=en

http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/articl...7781_3244.html

http://translate.google.com/translat...ml&sl=fr&tl=en

Alas, it was found during the construction of downtown appartments and it most probably will be destroyed, as the remains are thin. This is the problem with all archeological structures found downtown: almost every French town is the continuation of a Roman villa, vicus, town, ...
To make you dream: we say here that there is a buried Roman hoard every km2 ...

Jérôme
Roma_Orbis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 4, 2010, 08:12 AM   #2
Flavus
Registered User
 
Flavus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Posts: 154
   View My Photo Gallery
Thank you, Jérôme. This is truly a fascinating discovery! Yet another evidence of the titanic struggle for human mind between Christianity and Mithraism. Such a shame if it is destroyed..
Flavus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 4, 2010, 09:00 AM   #3
Roma_Orbis
Registered User
 
Roma_Orbis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Paris
Posts: 833
   View My Photo Gallery
A cult reserved to the military elit

Complementary article from Le Monde about Mithriacism, though you could look elsewhere to have the same information (like wikipedia I guess):

http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/articl...7782_3244.html

http://translate.google.com/translat...ml&sl=fr&tl=en

Jérôme
Roma_Orbis is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content copyright © 2002-2006, VHobbies.com, LLC. All rights reserved.