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Unformatted text preview: Athenians were famous for this • Greek Religion o Differences between modern religion Worship a visible god Did not have a scripture Individual family ties to a single or multiple god Different sections of a city could be known for the god they were tied to • Apollo quarter of the city for example Polytheistic • Politics and Religion tend to mix • Here Cults o Heracles (everywhere), Thesus (Athens), Oedipus (Colonus), Hektor (Thebes), Achillies (Troy), Helen and Menelaus (Sparta)...
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