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Mythology

Summary: Discusses the similarities of Greek and Roman mythology. Describes how each society made alterations to fit their own cultures. Details how cultures, people, and languages, are accountable for the changes in similar myths.
Mythology is a body of myths that deals with gods and heroes, which were told thousands of years ago. Myths lead back to the point in time when factual and imaginary things were hard to differentiate. People, like the Greeks and Romans, used myths to come up with ideas to show how the human race was started. The phenomenon of Greek mythology was a humanized world, which men were free from the paralyzing fear of an unstoppable unknown. Mythology is very similar in most cultures, but some made different stories to serve special purposes. "The Greeks, unlike the Egyptians, made their gods in their own image." -Hamilton, "Mythology" (15) Such as, how the Greeks influenced the Romans, they adopted the Greek gods since they did not have definitely personified gods of their own. The Romans had gods for useful things like guarding a baby's cradle of things and to watch...

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