Who is the god of the Zodiac?
Fleet-footed Mercury with his snake-twined caduceus
Or the ever-triumphant Sol Invictus?
Maybe it’s jovial Jupiter with his far reach?
Or hot-headed Mars first into the breach?
No, I’ll tell you, you heathens:
Mithras, beloved of legions
Image sourced from Catalogue of Monuments and Images of Mithras
See also my post from way-way back (2014): The Chap in the (Red) Cap
written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt