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Question 11.Who were two of the earliest gods in Babylonian civilization?
Question 22.The rise of Marduk to supreme deity in the Babylonian creation myth best exemplifies which ideas?
Question 33.The search for immortality is a central theme in which of the following ancient texts?
Question 44.The hero in Sumer's most important and famous epic is known as _____.
Question 55.This ancient civilization, with its early script known as cuneiform, is widely considered the world's first true civilization.
Question 66.Who were priest-kings?
Question 77.In Roman civilization, deities represented by small figurines, typically kept in the home, were referred to as _____.
Question 88.In Roman myth, Janus, the defender of the home, and Vesta, the goddess of hearth, were closely associated with which concept?
Question 99.Archaeological discoveries from 30,000 years ago have provided us with some information about _____ religions.
Question 1010.The term Mother Goddess refers to _____.
Question 1111.The flattening of a baby's forehead, the wearing of shells which represent virginity, the tying together of clothing articles during marriage, and the payment of a dowry, are all examples of _____.
Question 1212.Which of the following great minds viewed religion as an instrument for greater human understanding?
Question 1313.The idea that elements of nature, such as trees and rocks, have unseen spirits, is known as _____.
Question 1414.Which of the following components were NOT present in Ancient Greek religion?
Question 1515.In Ancient Greek religion, demigods were _____.
Question 1616.Which of the following is NOT true regarding Ancient Mayan religion?
Question 1717.Which of the following civilizations practiced human sacrifice?
Question 1818.Which of the following terms do sociologists and theologians have most difficulty defining?
Question 1919.Which of the following elements is considered the cornerstone of most religions?
Question 2020.Which epic's ending illustrates the importance of independence, freedom, individual rights, and decentralized power?
Question 2121.Which of the following is NOT true regarding The Odyssey?
Question 2222.Which of the following is NOT true regarding primal religions?
Question 2323.Shamanism, animism, and totemism are common elements found in _____.
Question 2424.The Roman god of war was known as _____.
Question 2525.The Greek gods are most closely related to _____. They are very similar and sometimes only their names differ.
Question 2626.The supreme deity in Babylonian civilization was known as _____.
Question 2727.The massive temples of Ancient Sumer were referred to as _____.
Question 2828.The combination of several deities, or aspects of several deities, into one new deity is known as _____.
Question 2929.Which of the following is a central topic in The Odyssey?
Question 3030.The decentralization of Ancient Greek religion is demonstrated by _____.
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