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Mr. Taylor Chapter 11
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person, who it was believed, could speak to gods
statement of what might happen in the future
combination of wrestling and boxing in which no holds were barred between the fighters
an athletic competition consisting of 5 events
an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.
stories about suffering
play with a happy ending
Was there a single Greek religion?
What did Greek priests and priestesses serve as?
oracles, giving advice in the form of a prophecy
During the Golden Age, who and where did Greeks worship?
they worshipped the gods of Mount Olympus
How many major gods and goddesses were there in Greece?
What did the Greek people do to honor gods and goddesses?
they built temples to honor the gods, with a statue of the individual god/goddess inside and in front of the statue was an altar
What did the Greeks believe about the temple?
The Greeks believed the temple was the god's home so they did not go inside
Who is Zeus?
the main god and ruler of Mount Olympus
Who is Aphrodite?
goddess of love and beauty
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