Ancient Rome: Religion Or Their Belief System

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another difference would be religion or their belief system. Rome was polytheistic,which meant that each roman family had one specific god called penates. the romans believed that the gods would talk to them by sending them signs and warnings in weird ways like flight of birds, colors ect. to maintain roman prosperity they would make sacrifices to any god. when christianity started to become more known, it was then changed to the main religion of the roman empire instead of roman catholic which was very surprising because they would persecute any people who would stand and believe in God. right after they switched religions, rome started to to make churches rapidly. they believed that jesus was the one who they should look up to bc he lived

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