The ancient Greeks believed that every god and goddess had its own religious festival and they had over 60 festivals a year. On these days people would offered sacrifices on the altar outside the Parthenon and then go inside to pray to the goddess Athena. Many homes also had alters and they would offer sacrifices hoping to receiving gifts or avert punishments. The Egyptians also worshipped many gods and goddess that were believed to have human forms, although some heads of animals and birds. One unique thing about the Egyptians was the Pharaoh’s have been believed to communicate with the gods and were consider the high priest of the people. This is the first ancient religion that had a human that was representative of god. There are many other forms of ancient religions that we can discuss but the theme is that they all had many gods or goddess that they worshipped and a majority of the religions were nature based meaning the gods were related to the sun, fire rain and many other things in... [continues]
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