Ancient Greek Religion Research Paper

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Ancient Chinese, Greek and Hebrew people all worship a higher power, although the process of worshipping and connecting with their God is achieved diiferently. I will describe in detail the similarities, differences and traditions of them all. Ancient Greek religion includes beliefs, rituals and mythology that originated in Ancient Greece. Ancient Greeks worshipped many Gods and Goddesses. Such as: Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Ares, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Athena, Hermes, Demeter,Hestia, and Hera. Each of these Gods had their own specific "duty" Different cities in Greece worshipped the same dietes, but often had epithets that were unique to them and their local area. As with other Ancient religions of that time, there were…show more content…
They lived in an "everyone is equal" type society. Hinduism was the first religion recorded and encompasses, Yoga, meditation and prayer as part of their worship. Hinduism contains many different philosophies and viewpoints, not always consistent with each other. They believe achieving "Oneness" is a goal to be achieved by everyone in many different approaches. Like Judaism, Hinduism was considered a way of life. Hindu 's believe in one, singular. Universal Soul, yet beliefs, codes and principles vary from region to region. Hindu 's sense of peace came from within, through a series of practices to attain such bliss.The Gupta Age brought a flowering of art, literature and the sciences. It was also the beginning of the Hindu temple architecture. This brought India much prosperity. . Through each of these studies, Sir Henry Maine famously remarked: " War appears to be as old as mankind, but peace is a modern
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