Role Of Fate In Ancient Greece

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The ancient Greeks believed very strongly in fate. One idea that they supported was that a person 's life and destiny was determined before they came to the world and that the future was inevitable. Moreover, "fortune tellers" called oracles were hired to tell a person 's future and predict their fate. The ancient Greeks did believe in an afterlife as well, known as Hades. After someone died, they were transported to the Underworld that was ruled by the god Hades. There were four possible options for a soul after the body 's death. Tartarus was the lowest part, and sometimes wasn 't even considered part of Hades. It was basically a dark hole to the center of the earth that was reserved for the absolutely terrible

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