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Did the Greek gods die?

Hellenic polytheists worship the ancient Greek Gods, or the Hellenic pantheon, including the Olympians, nature divinities, underworld deities (chthonic gods) and heroes.

Hellenism is not a “closed religion.” Maybe that woman’s very particular tradition is closed, but not the religion as a whole. Not all Hellenes shared a common blood, but rather a common ethos. Hellenism was the first universal religion, spreading from Spain to Afghanistan./span>

Q. What is an example of Hellenistic?

Hellenistic Art For example, sculptures and paintings represented actual people rather than idealized “types.” Famous works of Hellenistic Art include “Winged Victory of Samothrace,” “Laocoön and His Sons,” “Venus de Milo,” “Dying Gaul,” “Boy With Thorn” and “Boxer at Rest,” among others./span>

Q. Do people still worship Greek gods?

Yes, there are still people who worship the classic gods and goddesses. … The modern worship of ancient Roman and Greek deities is called “Neopaganism”.

Q. What religion believes in Zeus?

Greek gods are immortal. They cannot truly ‘die‘. In order to ‘kill’ the gods, you have to destroy the significance their domains hold. … That means that when the sky and the lightning are no longer acknowledged and worshipped by the people, only then can Zeus die.

Q. Is Greek mythology older than the Bible?

Oldest Greek mythology 8th century BC. Oldest Old Testament manuscripts 200 BC. … Also this also ASSUMES that the Old Testament is just part of the Bible and the Bible is the Christian religious text.

Q. Does Greek mythology go against Christianity?

The main argument against this view is that Greek religion is polytheistic while Christianity is monotheistic. … The Greeks believed in a pantheon of gods (with Zeus – in its later traditions – as the “head”) while Christianity has only one God who is sometimes accompanied by Jesus and the Holy Spirit as a “trinity”./span>

Q. Is Greek mythology a sin?

Originally Answered: Did the ancient Greeks have what they considered to be a holy book or doctrine or have any listed sins? The short answer is no: the Greeks didn’t have any central, authoritative source of moral authority — religious or otherwise.

Q. Why is Greek mythology famous?

Knowledge of Greek mythology has long-influenced society in subtle ways. It has shaped culture and tradition, directed political systems and encouraged problem-solving. It would be fair to say that the whole basic concept of modern thinking can be traced back to Greek stories and the valuable lessons they taught./span>

Q. Which Greek myth is the most important?

The 12 Labors of Hercules Hercules is the most famous hero of Greek Mythology and well-known for his twelve labors./span>

Probably because their stories spanned larger territories. That and the Greeks are responsible for the Western civilizations way of life. Greek mythology is also much older than Norse mythology.

Q. Is Zeus stronger than Odin?

Odin wipes the floor with Thor every time they fight. So the fact that Thor was able to hold his own against Zeus speaks volumes and I think is good enough evidence to say that between Odin and Zeus, Odin is more powerful than Zeus, perhaps even more than just “Slightly more powerful.” Thanks for the question, Aaron!/span>

Q. Is Greek mythology older than Norse?

Greek mythology is older and was written down in the 7th century BCE while the Northern Germanic was first written down in Latin in the 1st century CE and Norse mythology wasn’t written down until the 14th century CE. Both descend from the mythology of the Proto-Indo-Europeans, whatever that was.

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