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English translation: Mithras Tauroctonos (Mithras the Bull-slayer)

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Spanish term or phrase:Mithras Taróktonos
English translation:Mithras Tauroctonos (Mithras the Bull-slayer)
Entered by: Beth M F Garcia
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05:18 Feb 18, 2005
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Spanish term or phrase: Mithras Taróktonos
Son dignas de visitar sus numerosas iglesias, el Castillo de los Condes de Cabra del siglo XV y el museo arqueológico de Cabra, con su maravillosa colección de mosaicos romanos y su Dionisos, Eros dormido o el Mithras Taróktonos.
Beth M F Garcia
Spain
Local time: 21:19
Mithras Tauroctonos (Mithras the Bull-slayer)
Explanation:
Relief of Mithras Tauroctonos (Mithras the Bull-slayer)

The relief is carved on a large rock near Thermes village and dates to the end of the 2nd or the beginning of the 3rd century A.D. In the centre of the frame, which symbolizes a cave, Mithras is depicted sacrificing the bull. To his left and right stand the god's retinue, Cautes and Cautopates. Mithras was the god of the sun and had Iranian origins.
http://www.culture.gr/2/21/211/21119n/e211sn02.html
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Susana Galilea
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Local time: 14:19
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Mithras Taróktonos
Mithras Tauroctonos (Mithras the Bull-slayer)


Explanation:
Relief of Mithras Tauroctonos (Mithras the Bull-slayer)

The relief is carved on a large rock near Thermes village and dates to the end of the 2nd or the beginning of the 3rd century A.D. In the centre of the frame, which symbolizes a cave, Mithras is depicted sacrificing the bull. To his left and right stand the god's retinue, Cautes and Cautopates. Mithras was the god of the sun and had Iranian origins.
http://www.culture.gr/2/21/211/21119n/e211sn02.html

Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 14:19
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Adriana de Groote
1 min

agree  Michele Fauble: Yes!
13 mins

agree  Thierry LOTTE: WoW ! Plein la vue tu m'en mets.....
22 mins
  -> ouais, bof...il fallait bien être taureau pour celle-là ;)

agree  Egmont
6 hrs

agree  Gerardo Garcia Ramis: Muchos centuriones y otros oficiales militares romanos le rendían culto a Mithra, además de sus dioses.
7 hrs
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