Definition of Mithraistic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Mithraism or its god.

Exact synonyms: Mithraic
Partainyms: Mithraism, Mithraism
Derivative terms: Mithraism, Mithras



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mithraistic

mitering
miters
miterwort
miterworts
mites
mitey
mithan
mithe
mither
mithered
mithering
mithers
mithqal
mithqals
mithraic
mithraistic (current term)
mithramycin
mithridate
mithridate mustard
mithridatic
mithridatics
mithridatisation
mithridatism
mithridatization
mithridatize
mithridatized
mithril
miticidal
miticide
miticides

Literary usage of Mithraistic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"He uses phrases curiously like mithraistic phrases. What will be clear to anyone who reads his various Epistles, side by side with the Gospels, ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1907)
"Mithras means "Splendor," and many mythological features of mithraistic traditions indicate that he also is a personification of the sun and a deification ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"... without exaggeration: " We may say that if Christianity had been arrested in its growth by some mortal malady, the world would have been mithraistic. ..."

4. Philosophy as a Science: A Synopsis of Writings of Dr. Paul Carus by Paul Carus (1909)
"The similarity of the Lord's Sacrament with the mithraistic ceremony of the same kind is alluded to and the idea is ..."

5. Transactions of the Third International Congress for the History of Religions by Percy Stafford Allen, John de Monins Johnson (1908)
"A synchronous triad results from the mithraistic cosmogony. The cosmical triad may also be exemplified in the history of Cosmos as Uranos, Kronos, ..."

6. Letters, Lectures and Address of Charles Edward Garman: A Memorial Volume by Charles Edward Garman, Mrs. Eliza (Miner) Garman, Amherst college Class of 1884 (1909)
"The similarity of the Lord's Sacrament with the mithraistic ceremony of the same kind is alluded to and the idea is ..."

7. The Ethnic Trinities and Their Relations to the Christian Trinity: A Chapter by Levi Leonard Paine (1901)
"... not without warrant: " One might say that if Christianity had been arrested in its career by some mortal malady, the world might have been mithraistic. ..."

8. Pagan Christs: Studies in Comparative Hierology by John Mackinnon Robertson (1903)
"... but the eucharist and burial and resurrection are apparently mithraistic, as are various details in the Apocalypse ;' 2 and the Osirian ritual, ..."

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