The Mysteries

The Mysteries were initiatic rites prevalent in the ancient Mediterranean world.
These rites were often specific to a deity (e.g. Demeter, Mithras) and involved
the revealing of special knowledge through dramatized ritual.


TEXTS AND PRIMARY RESOURCES

Associations in the Greco-Roman World
Database of inscriptions.

Cornell University Library
Inscriptions pertaining to the Eleusinian Mysteries

The Roman Cult of Mithras
The best introduction to Mithraism on the internet, with plenty of links to the requisite (re)sources for those who wish to learn more. By Robert Pearse.

Associations, Synagogues, and Congregations
Information on various mystery religions.

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