Mithraism definition

  • noun:
    • A religious cult that worshiped Mithras, especially popular amonst the Roman military and a stronger competing to Christianity during the belated Roman Empire.
    • The worship of Mithras.
    • ancient Persian religion; well-known among Romans during first three hundreds of years a.d.
  • proper-noun:
    • An astrology-centric, middle-platonic secret cult associated with 1st-4th century Roman Empire that claimed having already been established by "Zoroaster".
    • The ancient Persian faith which worshiped Mithra; it was popular among Romans during very first three hundreds of years a. d.

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