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The world we live in is a time of science logic and knowledge As a society we strive to not only fix our past mistakes but also answer all the questions of the universe This logic based way of life differs greatly from centuries past when much of the universe was still unknown to humanity and in our ignorance we were forced to make sense of the world in any way we could In an attempt to ease this uncertainty each culture created an image of supernatural entities a being capable of doing everything that we could not These religions were quickly integrated into every society and civilization and humanity has since depended on religion to restore and keep balance in the world Every religion and its deities are created as a way to explain the unknown and therefore evolve in order to match the needs of their followers This can be seen with the Greek gods their method worship and through their acceptance and change into Roman culture and people The trans-formative nature of religion inevitably led to the creation of a vast number of religions and the eventual switch from classical polytheistic religions to newer monotheistic religions such as Christianity One of these widespread religions was Hellenismos which was practised primarily by the ancient Greeks Like many of the early religions Hellenismos is polytheistic and pays homage to twelve main gods and goddesses as well as hundreds of minor deities The creation story of these Gods is very complex and has many variations They are however all related as the original gods are the children of the King Titan Cronus Hestia Demeter Hades Poseidon Hera and Zeus and all other gods are their descendants While some gods were originally in the genealogy other Gods were adopted over time including Dionysus who was discovered in and Eleuterae incorporated into Hellenismos Each god had control over a domain or function and they
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