The Mysteries of Mithra by Franz Cumont
In a work of masterful scholarship, Dr. Cumont reconstructs the characteristics of the principle divinities, the rituals, the mystery teachings, the liturgy and clergy, the attitude towards Mithra of the typical Roman soldier, the rapid dissemination of the religion in the early years of the Christian era. 70 illustrations—photographs and drawings of Mithraic art—are included.
Dover Publications, 1956.
ISBN: 9780486203232. 239 pp.
Republication of the 2nd revised French edition.
Translated by Thomas J. McCormack.
Softcover. Very good.