Ancient temple for the god Mithras aligns with the sun

A new analysis using satellite maps and astronomical revealed that the ancient ‘Mithraeum’ beside a Roman fort in Carrawburgh lines up with both the winter solstice and Christmas Day.

Roman Temple of Mithras May Align with Sun on 'Jesus' Birthday'

The 1,800-year-old temple was dedicated to the god Mithras.

Tue 2 Jan 18 from Livescience

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