Rome: The Role Of Religion In Ancient Rome

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Religion in Rome The Roman Empire included most of what would now be considered Western Europe. As Rome expanded and grew, they came in contact with people who worshipped other gods. During battles for the conquest of territories, Rome faced diverse armies. If those people fought extremely well, Romans figured their gods must be powerful, so they adopted and made them theirs. With the conquest of Greece by the Romans, they had contact with the Greek gods. The Romans were amazed with the Greek divinities, due to they decided to adopt all their myths and legends, changing the names and personalities to fit the way of a Roman's life. The Romans were very attentive to their gods. They organized celebrations in their honor and give sacrifices

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