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The following is a list of notable albums with controversial album art , especially where that controversy resulted in the album being banned, censored or sold in packaging other than the original one. They are listed by the type of controversy they were involved in. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding missing items with reliable sources.
Mithraism , also known as the Mithraic mysteries , was a Roman mystery religion centered on the god Mithras. Although inspired by Iranian worship of the Zoroastrian divinity yazata Mithra , the Roman Mithras is linked to a new and distinctive imagery, with the level of continuity between Persian and Greco-Roman practice debated. Worshippers of Mithras had a complex system of seven grades of initiation and communal ritual meals. Initiates called themselves syndexioi , those "united by the handshake". Mithraism is viewed as a rival of early Christianity. Numerous archaeological finds, including meeting places, monuments and artifacts, have contributed to modern knowledge about Mithraism throughout the Roman Empire.
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