a variant of Midgard
[mi-three-uh m] /mɪˈθri əm/ noun, plural Mithraea [mi-three-uh] /mɪˈθri ə/ (Show IPA), Mithraeums. 1. a temple of Mithras.
[mith-ruh-iz-uh m] /ˈmɪθ rəˌɪz əm/ noun 1. an ancient Persian religion in which was worshiped, involving secret rituals to which only men were admitted: a major competitor of Christianity in the Roman empire during the 2nd and 3rd centuries a.d. /ˈmɪθreɪˌɪzəm/ noun 1. the ancient Persian religion of Mithras. It spread to the Roman Empire […]
[mith-ras] /ˈmɪθ ræs/ noun, Persian Mythology. 1. the god of light and truth, later of the sun. /ˈmɪθræs/ noun 1. (Persian myth) the god of light, identified with the sun, who slew a primordial bull and fertilized the world with its blood Persian god of light, 1550s, from Latin, from Greek Mithras, from Avestan Mithra-, […]
given by Mithra, or dedicated to Mithra, i.e., the sun, the Hebrew form of the Greek name Mithridates. (1.) The “treasurer” of King Cyrus (Ezra 1:8). (2.) Ezra 4:7, a Persian officer in Samaria.