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March 19    Scripture

Ancient Rome: Mythology

Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi Vast resource, scholarly, and devotional [Mythology and Religion ]

Encyclopaedia Mythica Great resouce for many various ancient mythologies. [Mythology and Religion]

Mythography Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology in art and literature. [Mythology and Religion]

Mythology in Western Art Dr. Sonia Klinger of the Department of Art History, University of Haifa. [Mythology and Religion]

Myths & Legends Quite exhaustive Myths and Mythology

Religion The Romans had a religion that had lots of gods: they were polytheists. They built buildings called temples to worship the gods. In the temples they had sacrifices to worship the gods. They believed that to worship a god you had to do it in exactly the right way to be heard by the gods. They had many gods. They had household gods such as Lar which was god of the house, They had a god called Janus which was for the doorway. There was also Vesta the goddess of households. The god Neptune was firstly god of fresh water but he then became god of the sea. The goddess of fertility was called Cybele. She was the symbol of earth. They made sacrifices and offered during that time. They used a flute player to drown the other sounds that could be heard. Every home had a shrine or altar so that they could pray without going to the temples. [ The Goddess Diana ] [ Mithraism ] [ Prometheus, creator of man ] [ Greek Mythology ]

Roman Deities & Mythological Figures A quick glossary - gods, goddesses, heros, and other figures with a 1-2 line description. [Mythology and Religion]

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