Question on the Pagan Parallels for the Jesus Mythicist
Hello everyone. I am Kabane52 from YouTube. I think the Jesus Myth theory is nonsense that was righly abandoned by scholars in the 19th century. But apparently Bad Boy Flemming read too much of Earl Doherty and produced the "documentary" The God Who Wasn't There" which uses the hilarious "16 Crucified Saviors" list, which includes figures like Beddru. Do you know who Beddru is? He is made up. Never worshipped. But Bad Boy Flemming forgot to do his research.
My question is as follows.
What is the evidence for the following pagan parallels regarding Mithra.
Born of a virgin
Had 12 disciples
I have seen these parallels parroted everywhere, but have not seen any evidence for it. So, your evidence that people thought Mithra had these four attributes is?
Oh, and by the way, the evidence has to predate Christianity. Take your best shot.