This excerpt from a #BartEhrman lecture on Roman paganism, about this hierarchy of gods https://gist.github.com/fasiha/98dd8e2419132d887740a48173930d74
- The great gods of Greek and Roman mythology.
- Local gods of the city or town.
- Gods of various functions.
- Gods who oversaw crops, health, childbirth.
- Gods of specific locations.
- Gods of the fields, of the rivers, places within the home.
- There were gods of the hearth, for the pantry, for the threshold.
I like how places like this neighborhood in Bengaluru are like this.
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