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CLIP 5418

Roman religious beliefs

Roman religious beliefs

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Key Info
  • Roman religious beliefs
  • Duration: 01:06
  • The Romans did not embrace Christianity until after the period when they were in Caledonia. Rather than one god they believed in many, each of which they would pray to and offer gifts or sacrifices for a specific purpose. The Romans also believed that some animals had special powers that they would try to harness through creating scupltures or images of them. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Romans: Roman Life

  • Keywords: Romans, Scots, scotland, Caledonia, religion, Christianity, god, gods, sacrifice, worship, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • The clip could lead into further study of Roman rituals, gods and mythology. These could be compared with the gods of other religions or periods.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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