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What is it called when you believe in the Greek Gods as a religion?

I was raised to be Christian, and then I decided I believe in the Greek Gods. I don't know if there's a name for this particular religion though.

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Olympianism..

You are not the first person of the modern era to entertain the Greek gods. A guy called Thorne Smith wrote a novel in the 1930s called "The Night Life of the Gods" in which he transferred them to the 20th Century. It would be required reading for a devotee such as yourself. You can download a free copy from Project Gutenberg: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0600271.txt

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Thank you SO MUCH!!! :D this is really helpful! (this is my other account)
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Dozy: What would one Olympianism believer be called?
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Olympianist but its actually a Polytheism faith in General I believe.
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Olympianism is were you believe in the 12 Olympian. Hellenic pagans is where you believe in all the gods and goddesses. Major and minor.
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just takeing a stab in the dark,but i would say youll b considered a peagan..

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polytheism

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Thanks! ^_^
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What has Zeus done for you today?

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Lol. I'm not sure what Zeus has done for me yet, but Aphrodite has blessed me this month. <3
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hahaha, and it's only the 7th Sora, I hope you get blessed again before the months over )
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SoraNeko57 we must be like sisters in some way cuz Aphrodite blessed me just four days ago! woahhhhhh...
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Send a blessing my way ! ;~)
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Sereusly! I need a blessing right now! Lol!
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well I don't know the exact term but I would say Polytheism...and you would be considered a Pagan:)

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the religion is called hellenism and followers are called hellenics

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Seriously, how are you able to answer this 4 months after it was asked? Mods?
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EmbryKota: you say "followers" like it is a coult and not just a belief!
I have been tought to believe in 1 god but as I am learning more about Greek gods and goddesses I am beginning to see that as my religion!
Noveltmam: help is help no mater when or where it comes from! I see his comment as being very helpful!
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Naw, it's fine. Questions used to expire after a week or so. This was one of the first ones that suddenly was answered months after it was asked. (Everyone thought it was a glitch!)
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i believe in them too thats why i wanted to know

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Is belief just a game to you? Need it not be grounded in reality or logic or anything?
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Hellenismos

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It would be called Greek Polytheism. don't be ashamed to believe what you believe in. besides the ancient greek religion is far older than Christianity, and Catholicism, and probably even Judaism and hinduism. its one of the oldest, probably the oldest.

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Religion based on the worship of the Greek Gods is called Hellenismos, or Hellenic Recon, since it's a modern reconstruction of an ancient religion. Potentially could also just be called Greek Paganism (or Hellenic Paganism).

Certain individual Gods/Goddesses might have their own particular names for their followers as well.

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i to am of this religion and i have been told it is called greek polytheism

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I also be lieve in them, and I worship Poseidon the most, so I eat a lot of fish or seafood and i make at every male on offer for him by throwing a bit of the food in to the water (sea, lake,...)

and to answer your question purpledinosaurs- can you prove that your god is real?

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If we're talking about ancient people, the people who worship Greek gods are the Greeks. The religion doesn't have a specific name, which is the case for most ancient religions. It's location and culture specific.

Modern people who follow Greek religion are known as Hellenic pagans, and the practice is often called Hellenisms.

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Being a fellow follower, It is called by many names. But the actual term is Olympianism. Alpha theta epsilon !

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