How many gods did people of Ancient India believe in?
What did people in ancient civilizations believe their god and godes believe their gods and goddeses would do fo them?
"Why do people believe in gods (or God)?" is an ancient question. The Romans had the same reasons as other people throughout the world, right up to the present day. Religion helped people explain how the world was created. It gave them hope for divine assistance in time of peril, as well as hope for a better life after death.