DAVID WALSH, THE CULT OF MITHRAS IN LATE ANTIQUITY: DEVELOPMENT, DECLINE, AND DEMISE CA. A.D. 270–430. (Late Antique archaeology, Supplementary series 2). Leiden: Brill, 2019. Pp. xii + 145, illus., maps. isbn 9789004380806. €110.00/US$132.00.

@article{Dalglish2020DAVIDWT,
  title={DAVID WALSH, THE CULT OF MITHRAS IN LATE ANTIQUITY: DEVELOPMENT, DECLINE, AND DEMISE CA. A.D. 270–430. (Late Antique archaeology, Supplementary series 2). Leiden: Brill, 2019. Pp. xii + 145, illus., maps. isbn 9789004380806. €110.00/US\$132.00.},
  author={Dominic Dalglish},
  journal={Journal of Roman Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={110},
  pages={377 - 378}
}
outstanding piece, both in terms of its incisive analysis and its questioning of the degree of Catholic dominance of proceedings. While Whitehouse dismisses this event as a ‘kangaroo court’ (31), McLynn proposes seeing the Catholic side as less united and organised than is usually assumed, as well as arguing convincingly that the presiding ofcial Marcellinus was not signicantly partisan, despite later accusations against him. As well as affecting reconstructions of the Conference, this… Expand