The creation of the earth out of nothing by a higher power is a common principle that is seen in both texts. Genesis emphasizes the belief in monotheism, one God that created everything in six days and rested on the seventh, but on the other hand, Theogony discusses the belief of polytheism; which the existence of many Gods. Though in polytheism there is a belief in many Gods, there was still one God in particular in ancient Greece that was more powerful than the others named Zeus. Zeus was king of all
gods and ruler of Mount Olympus. Though he was the most powerful, there were still many Gods that worked under him that had their own Godly powers and aided in the process of the creation of the earth. Polytheism, the belief in the existence of many Gods, allows there to be a separation of powers. This belief can be compared to that of the three-branch separation of powers in the government. In order to insure that the government isn’t tyrannical, there is a separation of powers into three branches. Each branch has... [continues]
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