Worshipers Of Mithras, The Sun God, Won By Making December 25 The Birthday Of Christ


“While Christianity won a comparatively easy victory over the Graeco-Roman religion, it had a hard struggle with the Mithras religion. The worshipers of Mithras were won by taking over the birthday of Mithras, December 25, as the birthday of Christ.”—H. Lamer, “Mithras,” Worterbuch der Antike, 2nd ed.; Leipzig: A. Kroner, 1933.


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