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Summary

Doliche, Mithreum II

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Doliche, Mithreum I [Dülük]

Mithreum I.

Doliche [Dülük] TR

OmnesViae import TPPlace2572. ancient doliche near modern Turkish Dülük.

Doliche [Dülük] TR

Ancient limestone quarry

Doliche, Teshub Temple

Doliche, Teshub Temple

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Doliche Mithraeum was discovered in 1997 below the ancient mound of Doliche. The temple was erected in a cave of an abandoned quarry.

See:

  1. Roger Beck, Beck on Mithraism: Collected Works with New Essays, Ashgate Pub., 2004, p. 14.
  2. http://www.doliche.de/doliche/das-stadtgebiet/mithraeen/
  3. CIMRM Supplement - Twin Mithraea from Doliche, Commagene, Turkey
  4. Engelbert Winter, Mithraism and Christianity in Late Antiquity, in S. Mitchell and G. Greatrex (eds), Ethnicity and Culture in Late Antiquity, London, 2000, pp. 173-82.