History of Polytheism

History of Polytheism

History polytheism
{ Does polytheism religions give more hope and are more specific?}

There have been many polytheistic religions over the ancient period and have developed to a certain extent to our modern day life, some classic examples of polytheism is Indian, Greek and Egyptian mythology and most of the Near east {Asia} in the ancient time period, polytheism still exists to this day with only one religion; Hinduism.
To this modern day we only believe in one god, either if its Christianity, Muslim or Judaism. (who we pray to, give grace and go to church, for, a god that can do everthing?) i believe that back in the early civillations of Greek, Hinduism and Egyptian it was much easer, more specific and can give you more hope.

In Greek mythology, there are ten main gods and goddess, (Zeus, Hera, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Poseidon, Aphrodite, Hermes, Hephaestus and Ares) and may other “sub” gods that are not as important as the ten. Each god had a different purposes, e.g - Ares being the god of War. Each god was warshiped in a different temple, if you wanted to pray to Zeus you would have to go to Olymipia to his holy temple.
Many people believed that all of the greek religion was family, most of the gods were related to one another or even there own daughters and sons.
With worshiping in temples spread across the whole of Greece, some of the main city states believed in only one of the ten gods (so most gods had their own city) which i believe would of probably made some problems with some of the citizens of the cities, because there may have been woman who may of wanted to pray for fertility and if she was in the city of Olymipia... she would have to pray to Zeus who was not the god of fertility, giving her less hope.

In Hinduism, there was as many as 24 gods and goddess to worship, with all different meanings, beliefs and aspects to life. Each one of these gods appeared in a different form to one another, so some may have eight arms when...

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