What was the official religion of the Roman empire?

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What was the official religion of the Roman empire?

The Roman Empire:

From 27 BCE to 480 CE, the Roman Empire dominated the Mediterranean world. It built roads and aqueducts across Europe and the Middle East, and with its transportation, trade, and military networks was crucial to the spread of religion as well.

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Throughout its history, the Roman Empire was dominated by two religions: traditional Roman polytheism and Christianity.

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