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Michael Keulemans - I found a Roman temple

Features | By Michael Keulemans

Roman holiday: Michael stars in the Star

In 1954, Michael Keulemans, 11, was playing on a London bombsite when he discovered the Temple of Mithras

When I see all the petty health and safety and regulations governing children’s lives today, I realise how lucky we were as young lads in the 1950s. We had the freedom to roam, pretty well wherever we wanted. When I went on The Oldie’s ancient Roman tour around the City of London this winter, we visited the third-century AD Temple of Mithras in the basement of Bloomberg’s brand-new office block. ...


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