The Meaning and Function of the Leontocephaline in Roman Mithraism

@article{Jackson1985TheMA,
  title={The Meaning and Function of the Leontocephaline in Roman Mithraism},
  author={Howard M. Jackson},
  journal={Numen},
  year={1985},
  volume={32},
  pages={17-45}
}

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