Explore the Mithraic Mysteries

Rosicrucian Salon Bibliography
Steven Armstrong, PhD (Cand), Research Librarian
March 10, 2005 


Archaeoastronomy.com Website. Accessed 3/9/05. http://www.archaeoastronomy.com/.  

Aveni, Anthony F. Ancient Astronomers. Montreal: St. Remy Press; Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, 1993.

________________. Conversing with the Planets: How Science and Myth invented the Cosmos. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2002. 

________________. Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2002.

Aveni, Anthony F. Stairways to the Stars: Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures. New York: J. Wiley, 1997. 

Fountain, John William, Rolf M. Sinclair. Current Studies in Archaeoastronomy: Conversations across Time and Space. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2005. 

Hadingham, Evan. Early Man and the Cosmos. New York: Walker and Co., 1984. 

Hawkins, Gerald S. Beyond Stonehenge. New York, Harper & Row, 1973. 

Heggie, D.C. Archaeoastronomy in the Old World. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1982. 

Krupp, E.C., ed. Archaeoastronomy and the Roots of Science. Boulder, CO: Published by Westview Press for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1984.

_______________. In Search of Ancient Astronomies. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1979.

Krupp, E. C. Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings: Astronomy and the Archaeology of Power. New York: Wiley, 1997.

Lancaster Brown, Peter. Megaliths, Myths, and Men : an Introduction to Astro-archaeology. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2000.

Michell, John F. A Little History of Astro-Archaeology: Stages in the Transformation of a Heresy. London: Thames & Hudson, 1977.

_______________. Secrets of the Stones: New Revelations of Astro-Archaeology and the Mystical Sciences of Antiquity. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions International, 1989. 

Myth, Religion and Science:

De Santillana, Giorgio, and Hertha von Dechend. Hamlet's Mill; an Essay on Myth and the Frame of Time. Boston: Gambit, 1969.

Sellers, Jane B. The Death of Gods in Ancient Egypt: an Essay on Egyptian Religion and the Frame of Time. London; New York: Penguin Books, 1992. 

____________. “The Death of Gods in Ancient Egypt.” Website accessed 3/10/05. http://www.grahamhancock.com/forum/SellersJ1.php

Ulansey, David. Mithraism: The Cosmic Mysteries of Mithras. Website accessed 3/9/05. http://www.well.com/user/davidu/mithras.html.  Includes updates to Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries. 

______________. The Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries: Cosmology and Salvation in the Ancient World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989, 1991.

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