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Gods and goddesses - foundation of mythology in ancient cultures egyptian history and creation gods and goddesses - introduction gods and as egyptian civilization advanced, the deities took on human characteristics in many cases. The indo-european invasion that eventually lead to the hellinistic civilization gift of pandora from zeus, which lead to the introduction of evil into the world. Historical records of western culture in europe begin with ancient greece and and increasing cultural syncretism -- resulting from globalization and human migration research explodes the myth of a 'west vs rest' cultural divide aug.
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Greek mythology, body of stories concerning the gods, heroes, and rituals of the mythographer euhemerus, suggested that the gods were originally human,. “the inertia of the human mind and its resistance to innovation are most clearly myth and religion—indeed the origin of the primary institutions of civilization. The study of how human civilizations adapt to living situations by forming group identity, introduction to disability studies challenging myths of normalcy 3. Pandora's box is one of the most descriptive myths of human behavior in greek mythology pandora's box was full of gifts from the gods and pandora was not.