Roman Myths and Religion


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1. How did the Romans create their pantheon?

2. Who were the Etruscans?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of Roman myths and religion. You will be quizzed on the connection between Greek and Roman gods and the Romans' relationship with their gods.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Deities solely created by the Romans
  • Influence of Greek mythology on Roman beliefs
  • How the Romans interpreted divine favor
  • Causes of Rome's persecution of Christians

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Roman myths and religion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a Roman's relationship with the gods and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding major gods and goddesses in Roman mythology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Roman persecution of Christians

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Roman Myths and Religion. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize the Greek influence on Roman mythology
  • Identify the major deities of the Roman pantheon
  • Understand the role of war in ancient Rome
  • Explain the term 'syncretic'