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Greek Deities and Their Roman Counterparts - Greek Reporter

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Greek Deities and Their Roman Counterparts
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The mythology of ancient Greece shares many mythological deities with the mythology of ancient Rome, figures that pose common lineages, dominions and attributes, but not always names.
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Ancient European Religions - Black Voice News

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Foreign Magic found its way into Greek civilization.
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"In ancient cultures, some Magicians specialized in the Supernatural by engaging in Divination--"Seers" or Fortune-tellers'--those attempting to discover future events by extraordinary or Supernatural means" 


Ancient Greek plays have a mixture of magic and gods and goddesses within their religion. I remember Apollo cursed and blessed Cassandra with the ability to see the prophecy, but no one would ever believe her which is like the practice of magic. It makes sense that there were practices in magic in the ancient world, potions to "heal" and people who can be seen as witches, like Medea for instance.

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Ebooks on Greek & Roman Civilizations

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IDFL - Indonesian Data & File Library (Ebooks on Greek & Roman Civilizations http://t.co/PvucUlS3Tl #IDFL via @IDFLdotME)
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On Greek Religion

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On Greek Religion. A provocative and wide-ranging entrée into the world of ancient Greek religion.
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Equality and Privilege | Peter J. Leithart | First Things

Equality and Privilege | Peter J. Leithart | First Things | Ancient Greek Religion | Scoop.it

Was sacrificial meat distributed equally or hierarchically in ancient Greece? Some have resolved the . . . . (<3 RT @firstthingsmag: Was sacrificial meat distributed equally or hierarchically in ancient Greece?


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Sacrificing anything automatically falls with religion. You sacrifice something to appease gods or goddesses. 

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Greek myths mention several Islands of Women, where Amazons lived without men, only consorting with neighboring colonies of males at certain seasons when they wanted to conceive their children....

Greek myths mention several Islands of Women, where Amazons lived without men, only consorting with neighboring colonies of males at certain seasons when they wanted to conceive their children.... | Ancient Greek Religion | Scoop.it
Barbara G.Walker, The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets ("Greek myths mention several Islands of Women, where Amazons lived without men, only consorting with..." http://t.co/TE1kvODAbh)...
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Greeks have a myth about women who lived secluded for men and only interacted with them for mating. The Greeks were fearful of these women because they never allowed men to set foot on their island without it resulting in death.
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Hades (Pluto) - Greek God of Underworld | Greek Mythology Pantheon

Hades (Pluto) - Greek God of Underworld | Greek Mythology Pantheon | Ancient Greek Religion | Scoop.it
Pluto, the god-king of the Underworld, known primarily as Hades (Aidis in Greek language means invisible) was often enlisted as one of the twelve gods of Olympus. There are many traditions that prevailed in ancient Greek ...
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Home Life Ancient Greek Roots of Mother's Day - Greek Reporter

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Home Life Ancient Greek Roots of Mother's Day
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Ancient Greeks used to hold an annual spring festival in honor of the mythological maternal goddesses.
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In Ancient Greece, they held annual spring festivals to honor mythological maternal goddesses. They also honored Rhea, a titan daughter of the earth goddess Gaia and the sky god Uranus who was believed as the mother of Olympian goddesses and gods.

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Gods and mythological creatures in The Iliad in ancient art | OUPblog

Gods and mythological creatures in The Iliad in ancient art | OUPblog | Ancient Greek Religion | Scoop.it
Homer's The Iliad is filled with references to the gods and other creatures in Greek mythology. The gods regularly interfere with the Trojan War and the fate of various Achaean and Trojan warriors. In the following slideshow, images from Barry B.
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Slut-Shaming Helen of Troy - The New Republic

Slut-Shaming Helen of Troy
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Nana, although theoretically human, is a destructive and powerful machine, the engine of the new civilization as well as the motor of Zola's novelistic plot.
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This is extremely interesting. The author Ruby Blondell goes into depth on the unfairness and sexism goddesses face throughout Greek history. 

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Dionysus The Ancient Greek God Equivalent of Roman God Bacchus History and Coins

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Top 10 Greek Gods

My Top Ten Favorite Greek God. Comment Your Favorite God. These Are The Male Gods Only!! 10. Pan 09. Helios 08. Ouranus 07. Zeus 06. Hermes 05. Zephyrus 04. ...
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This video gives a brief description upon someone's favorite Greek gods. It also describes the role of each gods and why they favor that one more of less than another.

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