RoAG-9-7 - Greek Religion Hero o Examples include the ones...

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Greek Religion Hero o Examples include the ones from the Dark Age period such as Agamemnon from epics such as the Iliad. o Monument of the Eponymous Heroes They were picked by the Delphic oracle as the hero of each individual tribe in Athens. o Some heroes’ names aren’t known. o Heroön – Paethum (Place of the Hero) o Marathon – Soldier’s Tomb A mound was built for them after the Battle of Marathon. Veneration of the Christian Saints o Tomb of St. Peter – St. Peter’s, Rome Hero or God? o Castor and Pollux (sons of Zeus who are twins). o Asklepios (an exceptionally good doctor) Zeus punished him for trying to bring back the dead. He is sometimes depicted as being a son of Apollo. o Apotheosis of Herakles Son of Zeus who becomes a god at the end of his life. Religion in Prehistoric Greece Minoans o They live mainly in Crete and have strong trading connections with people in Asia Minor.
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