Temple of Mithras - English Heritage

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    "Near Carrawburgh fort stands a fascinating temple to the eastern god Mithras, with facsimiles of altars found during excavation. Sited like many Mithraic temples near a military base, it was founded in the 3rd century, and eventually desecrated, probably by Christians. Nearby, but no longer visible, was the shrine of the water nymph Coventina..."
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    English Heritage
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    Link: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/temple-of-mithras-carrawburgh-hadrians-wall/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 8 months ago
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