Classical mythology  

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Classical or Greco-Roman mythology usually refers to the mythology, and the associated polytheistic rituals and practices, of Classical Antiquity. Originally cognate but still markedly different, Roman religion converged with Greek over time, beginning when Greeks first colonized Italy in the eighth century BC. The two traditions had converged to the point of near identity by the first century BC. See

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