Ancient Roman Religion. By: Iris . BELIEFS. Religion was polytheistic and it was influenced by Hellenistic Greece. ( Hellenistic Greece - period between 323 BC and 146 BC ) B elieved in many gods.
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Religion was polytheistic and it was influenced by Hellenistic Greece.
( Hellenistic Greece - period between 323 BC and 146 BC )
Believed in many gods.
Romans were/are highly religious and maintained good relations with their gods & goddesses.
Mars, the god of war, is regarded as the father of the Roman people because his son is Romulus. Romulus is the founder of Rome.
Because of Mars, Romans are known to be violent and find fighting to be entertainment. Social Status is also very important in Rome.
In order to thank Mars, Romans made him an altar, a temple, and they have festivals in March for him.
Ex. In Greek myths, Zeus was worshipped the most. In Roman myths, Mars was worshipped the most.
( This also works vise versa )
They came _______ years after Greek Mythology.