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Norman F. Cantor

“Sacramental attachments to a dying a resurrected savior was a common idea in the Roman Empire. The religion of Mithraism, very popular in the army and open only to males, bathed the initiate in the blood of a bull.”


Norman F. Cantor, Antiquity: The Civilization of the Ancient World
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