Topics about Roman Empire (Polytheism, Roman Religions, Hellenic and Pagan…
Topics about Roman Empire
Children stories and Roman values
Jupiter and the Bee
Jupiter Juno and Little Io
Polytheism, Roman Religions, Hellenic and Pagan religions
The Roman religion was polythesitic from the beginning. They added greek gods and a number of foreign cults.
Hellenic religion revolves around the greek gods
Olympians, underworld deities, and heroes
Had traditional ceremonies and worshipped many gods
Religion was more a duty than it was for the Greeks for the Romans
Senate and Emperor were religious figures
The Roman practiced many gods, (Polytheism)
A lot of Roman gods were originally Greek gods but somehow got changed up to become Roman gods. Sometimes the difference between a Roman god and a Greek god would be just their name
Romans worshipped gods from Babylon, Persia, Europe, and Egypt.
Practic a purifying ritual called Rupercalia where priests sacrifice goats and a dog at the Lupercal.
Vesta = Spirit of Hearth
Vestal virgins from the ages of 6-10 were hired to tend Vesta's shrine and worked until they were 30-40
Human rights in the Roman Empire including slavery and taxes
Human rights was symbolised a lot in art
In the works of Cicera, Seneca, and Epictetus
Male Roman citizens had more rights. Male citizens had a big range of priveleges and protections.
Citizens had the right to vote for government officials
Roman fathers were entiltled to power over their families
Bring a person to court to settle a fight.
To follow the laws established by government