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Question 1: The original religion of the early Romans was modified by the addition of numerous and conflicting beliefs in later times, and by the assimilation of a vast amount of ________.
MuseGreek mythologyHeraApollo

Question 2: In 203 BC, the cult object embodying ________ was removed from Phrygian Pessinos and ceremoniously welcomed to Rome.
CybeleZeusGreek mythologyDionysus

Question 3: Roman mythology, or Latin mythology, refers to the ________ beliefs of the Italic people inhabiting the region of Latium and its main city, Ancient Rome.
Greek mythologyMyth and ritualMythologyReligion and mythology

Question 4: In this way ________ came to Rome and his popularity in the legions spread his cult as far afield as Britain.
Mithraic MysteriesTauroctonyAxial precession (astronomy)Marcus Aurelius

Question 5: It can be considered as having two parts; One part, largely later and literary, consists of borrowings from ________.
HeraMuseApolloGreek mythology

Question 6: The ________ and the first few books of Livy are the best extant sources for this human mythology.
ApolloJuno (mythology)AugustusAeneid

Question 7: Georg Wissowa[1] thought that the Romans distinguished two classes of gods, the di indigetes and the di novensides or ________.
NovensilesApolloImperial cult (ancient Rome)Roman mythology

Question 8: The Romans had no sequential narratives about their gods comparable to the Titanomachy or the seduction of Zeus by ________ until their poets began to adopt Greek models in the later part of the Roman Republic.
HermesApolloGreek mythologyHera

Question 9: For example, the Trojan prince ________ was cast as husband of Lavinia, daughter of King Latinus, patronymical ancestor of the Latin tribe, and therefore as forebearer of Romulus and Remus.
PriamAeneasOdysseusAnchises

Question 10: For example, if one were to ask a Greek about ________, he might reply with the well-known story of her grief at the abduction of Persephone by Hades.
ApolloDemeterGreek mythologyAthena
















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