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Maya Religion: The Light That Came From Beside The Sea
Article by Joshua J. Mark

Maya Religion: The Light That Came From Beside The Sea

The Mayan religious text, the Popol Vuh (known by many names, among them, The Light That Came From Beside The Sea) is the Quiche Maya story of creation translated into Spanish in the early 18th century CE by the missionary...
Hypatia of Alexandria: The Passing of Philosophy to Religion
Article by Joshua J. Mark

Hypatia of Alexandria: The Passing of Philosophy to Religion

Hypatia, the much loved pagan philosopher of Alexandria, Egypt, has long been acknowledged as the symbol of the passing of the old ways and the triumph of the new. Hypatia (370-415 CE) was the daughter of Theon, the last professor of the...
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Article by Ingrid Edlund-Berry, The University of Texas at Austin

Gods and Places in Etruscan Religion

The ancient Romans took every precaution in their prayers or rituals to ensure that their deities were addressed by name or generically as a divine spirit, or numen. In many matters of ritual and tradition they acknowledged their dependence...
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Article by David Benjamin Cuff

The auxilia in Roman Britain and the Two Germanies from Augustus to Caracalla: Family, Religion and ‘Romanization’

This thesis examines the cultural and social relationships cultivated by ethnically diverse auxiliary soldiers in the western Roman empire. These soldiers were enrolled in the Roman auxilia, military units that drew primarily on the non-Roman...
The Shinto Religion
Collection by Marion Wadowski

The Shinto Religion

Shinto is the oldest religion in Japan and has become an integral part of that country’s culture whether it be in daily worship and ritual, the famous tourist site shrines or the appearance of Shinto characters in contemporary comics...
Religion in Ancient Greece
Collection by Mark Cartwright

Religion in Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks believed the gods were an ever-present influence on humanity, for both good and bad. The belief that these gods might be influenced in turn is evidenced in the widespread building of temples dedicated to them as well as...
Ancient Egyptian Religion: How were the Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses Worshipped?
Video by Kelly Macquire

Ancient Egyptian Religion: How were the Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses Worshipped?

Ancient Egyptian Religion incorporated so many different aspects; mythology, spiritualism, science, magic, medicine psychology and herbology. With so many different facets, Ancient Egyptian religion was completely integrated into the lives...
Etruscan Religion: Influence on Rome
Video by Carolyn Grammer

Etruscan Religion: Influence on Rome

This video, originally related to a history research project, briefly describes Etruscan polytheistic religion as an overview. Further, it goes on to describe the influence of Etruscan religion on the future Roman civilization.
Religion in Ancient China
Video by Darsha Dodge

Religion in Ancient China

This video visually explains the early religion of ancient China, including cosmogony and doctrines. WLIT 1113 Presentation - Religion in Ancient China (2015)-- Created using PowToon.
Shinto: Ancient Japanese Religion
Video by NowThis

Shinto: Ancient Japanese Religion

Practiced by nearly 80% of the population, Shinto is the largest religion in Japan. This video explains the religious practices of Shinto and its ancient roots. Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Esteves Produced by: Cailyn Bradley...