Cite
 

Meaning of Mithraism

Mith•ra•ism

Pronunciation: (mith'ru-iz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient Persian religion in which Mithras was worshiped, involving secret rituals to which only men were admitted: a major competitor of Christianity in the Roman empire during the 2nd and 3rd centuriesa.d.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: