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Roman abd Greece Religion
Transcript of Roman abd Greece Religion
Rome and Greece Religion
The ancient Romans believed that gods live everywhere in trees, in sea , on the road, in a flower, in a house, under the bed... etc.
In ancient Rome, everything had a spirit in charge of it.
There were impressive temples all over the Roman Empire. Every day, the ancient Romans brought offerings of meat and other items to the temple. The Romans visited more than one temple every day.
Each House had a household god that kept things clean and good at home. And the Romans cave offering for the house god.
When the Romans heard about a new god and they liked the god they stared to worship to the new god.
Like the Greek religion the Romans adopted nearly all of them only they changed the names.
They had every day a festival for each god or goddesses because they had so many.
Roman most important Gods and Goddesses
Jupiter: was the most powerful of the gods. Should he have to bring order, he would hurl a thunderbolt. Jupiter was not afraid of anyone or anything. He was the king of the gods, the ultimate authority, and his word was final
Juno: was the sister and wife of Jupiter, and thus, the Queen. Juno watched over all the women of Rome.
Neptune: the lord of the sea, was the brother of Jupiter. Neptune was very powerful. He was also quite moody.
Pluto: was also a brother of Jupiter, was the lord of the underworld.
Mars: Jupiter's son, was the god of war. Nobody liked Mars, much, not even his own brothers and sisters.
Mercury: was Jupiter's son and the messenger of the gods.
Apollo: was Jupiter's son and god of the sun, light and music.
In Greece the gods and goddesses were the reason when
it was raining or something else like when Zeus was angry
he made thunder. All things what was happening on the earth was made by the gods and goddesses. And the Greek people believed that their life was formed and influenced by the gods and goddesses.
The Greek people burned their people. They didn't believed that there is a life after death. They believed that when they died they will come into the underworld to Hades and will turn into shadows.
Before every meal the greek people needed to bring victims for the gods and goddesses
Greece Gods and Goddesses
Zeus: was the most powerful of the gods. Should he have to bring order, he would hurl a thunderbolt. Zeus was not afraid of anyone or anything. He was the king of the gods, the ultimate authority, and his word was final
Hera: was the sister and wife of Zeus, and thus, the Queen. Hera watched over all the women of Rome.
was the goddess of the harvest, and Hera's other sister.
was Zeus's son and the messenger of the gods.
was the god of wine and civilization, law and calm.
Poseidon: the lord of the sea, was the brother of Zeus. Poseidon was very powerful. He was also quite moody.
was the goddess of love and beauty.
Diana: was goddess of the hunt and Apollo's twin sister. She was cold and ruthless. She loved her dogs, though. They loved her.
Minerva: was the goddess of wisdom.
Bacchus: was the god of wine and civilization, law and calm.
Ceres: was the goddess of the harvest, and Juno's other sister.
Venus: was the goddess of love and beauty.
Vulcan: was the son of Jupiter and Juno, and the husband of Venus.
Compare and Contrast For Religion
was the goddess of wisdom.
was Zeus son and god of the sun,
light and music.
Zeus son, was the god of war. Nobody
liked Ares, much, not even his own brothers
was goddess of the hunt and Apollo's
twin sister. She was cold and ruthless.
She loved her dogs, though. They loved her.
was also a brother of Zeus, was the lord
of the underworld.
The Romans adopted the religion of the Greece so the religion is like the same. Only some things of the Greece religion is not the same like they changed the names of the gods and goddesses. (example: Zeus (Greece) = Jupiter (Roman))
The religion daily life of the Romans and the Greeks was also similar because the Romans adopted not only the gods and goddesses they adopted the whole religion.