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What is the difference between Greek Gods and Roman Gods?

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P. Micah

P. Micah

P. Micah
P. Micah

Answered Jul 06, 2020

If you would compare Greek gods and goddesses with Roman gods and goddesses, you will notice that they seem to be almost similar. Yet, they do have some differences that you should know more about. One of the things that you will notice is that the Greek gods and goddesses will have their own names and their assigned genders.

This is not something that you can see in Roman gods and goddesses. Most of the Roman gods are named after the various objects that you can find in this world. Greek gods and goddesses, on the other hand, will be connected to various characteristics and traits.

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E. Dixon

E. Dixon

E. Dixon
E. Dixon

Answered Jun 15, 2020

Greek Gods and Roman Gods display some differences between them, especially when it comes to the stories about them and the way they worship their gods. The Greek worship Greek gods during times of the Greek civilization.

Greek Gods are not ones to provoke confrontation or war. Some of the Greek gods include Hades, Hera, Dionysus, and Athena, and each god was assigned a duty. Zeus was much feared and was considered very powerful. On the other hand, Roman Gods are worshipped by the Romans during times of Roman civilization.

Romans are naturally born fighters, which is the opposite of the Greek. Their interpretation of gods was also of immortal beings who were ready to fight and conquer other lands. As a result, most of the gods that were worshipped in Rome were different from the ones worshipped in Greece.

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Esther

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Answered Jun 02, 2020

Greek Gods and Roman Gods are all part of mythology. Greek mythology is rooted in the myths and stories about the Greeks. It told the stories of their Gods and the world. Roman mythology is rooted in the myths and stores about the Romans. Like the Greeks, the Romans use this mythology to tell their own stories. Between the two, the Greeks were first. About 1000 years later, the Romans came along. The origin of Greek mythology is not known, but the Romans gained their mythology from the Greeks. One of the key differences in their beliefs comes to the afterlife. Greeks are more concerned with the physical life that is lived, while Romans feel rewards come in the afterlife.
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