The Mithras Cult

The god Mithras was part of the polytheistic firmament in ancient Iran and India. Mentioned in the ancient Vedas (1400 p.e.v.) and later Zarathustra wrote down the dogma of his religion including Mithras  (ca.800-600 BCE) Mithras has always represented as covenant, friendship, loyalty to a contract, fidelity through a handshake, and all connected  gestures. During…

San Clemente – The Time Machine

The  Basilica of San Clemente with its mosaic and frescos is a jewel of middle age, renaissance and baroque artworks. Then you walk down the first staircase, and you "travel" into the 4th century CE. It is just amazing how you can see and touch a period between the IV and the XI century. Through…

St.Peter’s Dome – why is this the Holy Seat of Peter?

A 3-hour-Tour through the Temple of Christianity. a jewel of arts