Differences Between Greek And Roman Mythology

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Many people often look at Greek and Roman mythology with an amateur view of things. To someone who has not done any in depth studying, it can most certainly seem that they are very similar. To a person who has done in depth studying, it is possible to learn to spot differences. While there are many differences between the two beliefs, there even differences between aspects in a single belief. It can be anything from differences between multiple subjects of Greek mythology, to the same in Roman. They can be vastly different from one belief to another. However, even in the face of these differences, there are similarities in what the differences portray. While Greeks and Romans have similar belief systems that center around mythical gods and goddesses, some of the biggest differences range from names and spelling to divine involvement and even the fall of their belief systems.
While many people believe names, or even the spelling of names, to be similar in both Greek and Roman mythology, there are quite
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For the Greeks, one of the biggest causes is the war with Rome. The fall of Rome can also be, in part, due to warring with neighboring nations. The differences between the two can be seen in financial circumstances. While Greek’s economic fall causes conflict between the aristocracy and the poorer citizens, it is also the cause of conflict between the Greek city-states. The city-states are then warring with themselves. This then causes the city-states to leave themselves open to an attack from Rome. On the other hand, Rome’s economic fall is found in the lack of resources for its military. Since this causes a lack of military, it leads to a lack of protection, which then leads to foreign rule and foreign taxes. Even in their differences, the Greek and Roman empires have both fallen for the same reason. They have fallen because of a lack of funding, and an increase of

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