Why did the ancient Greeks create myths?
The ancient Greeks created myths because to explain the gods' actions.
In ancient history, prior to Christianity.
The myths were back then the Greeks religion. They were only named myths now.
The myths come from the ancient Celts and Greeks.
Nature myths, Beginning of the world myths, Mortality myths
In ancient times.
The myths were to them religious stories of their gods and goddesses.
They weren't "myths" to the Ancient Greeks. They believed in those stories as being factual and real, the way Christians view the events in the Bible. When we read myths, we are reading the stories of an ancient religion, not just stories made for entertainment.
the Greeks used the myths to explain the things that we now know is science other wise to explain the unexplainable.
They are the religion of the ancient Greeks.
because they thought the stories were true and they i guess were interested in them. i have no idea i guessed hope it helped in some way sorry if it didnt!
is the body of myths and legends belonging to the ancient greeks concering their gods and heroes
Yes, ancient Greeks did.
Ancient Greeks. It was their religion then.
To teach children lessons.
They explained all the things that happen in nature. Such as, the 4 seasons. (Persephone). Poems were often how the Greeks wrote the myths.
the greeks created greek myths because, unlike us the did not have video games, and ipods, and things such as that, so to pass the time they told each other stories, whitch are the myths.
The ancient Greeks used myths to cope with tragedy, deal with the unknown, and impart morals to society, much in the way modern religions do today.
Well the greeks needed a way to tell their children stories so they told them myths
The Greek myths are the collection of stories about the gods who were the religion of the ancient Greeks. Yea how dumb are you?
They used myths to explain why certain events occurred in their everyday lives.
The ancient Greeks and Celts had mermaid myths.
Ancient Greeks who remain unnamed.
The Ancient Greeks had a government called Democracy
They used their myths to explain naturally occurring things that they didn't understand
The ancient Greek myths explained things that the Greeks didn't understand.
because Zeus told them all and they were all so shocked they wanted to know why the ancient Greek believed in legends and myths
Myths were a part of religion in ancient Greece. Some theologists speculate that the Greeks created myths to explain everything they could. Modern scholars study the myths to learn about the religious and political institutions of Ancient Greece.
Mermaids come from myths of the ancient Greeks and Celts.
They were used to explain natural phenomena.
The ancient Celts and the Greeks both had mermaid myths.
The ancient Greeks wrote Greek myths so they could explain how the world was created and why certain things on Earth are like what they are. Most myths were part of oral tradition handed down by word of mouth from generation to generation long before the Greeks developed writing.
explain events natural word
Explain and understand the origins of the world.
it gave them something to believe in
Yes, usually they do because the Greeks had no other explenation for it so they would create myths and stories for it.
Myths are stories we do not believe in (any longer). Stories we do believe are not considered myths. The Greek myths were the religion of the ancient Greeks. It has been supplanted by Christianity.
Mythology was created to help them comprehend the things that are happening around them. Mythology helped Greeks (or other civilization) answers questions which was hard to answer during their time. So personally I think it is safe to say that myths are combination of ancient science and art.
The original purpose of myths was for the Ancient Greeks to attempt to explain mysteries that they could not otherwise explain, but now myths are merely entertainment, as all other fantasy is.
to explain things like lightning and the season
There myths root words technology and system of government
The Greeks worshiped nature, and the names of the gods and the myths related to that.
No one discovered them because they don't exist. They are from ancient myths of the Greeks and Celts.
Thousands of years. Ancient Greeks had stories about mermaids and the ancient Celts told myths with mermaids.
In ancient Greece they had big amphitheaters and at them they told stories some were true and some were myths but often times these myths were sometimes the Greeks way of explaining natural things using their gods.
The thing that we call Greek myths were their religion, things happened to them that they wanted to justify, but they didn't know how to justify, so they came up with the Greek Gods we know now. For example, the Ancient Greeks saw war and made a God of War, Ares, to blame it on.
To explain history, ritual, nature, and natural phenomena.
Greeks are now known as myth believers (horrible-bad-untrue-lied lie beleivers.) Back then they thought myths were real.
Greeks told myths to explain events they did not understand, and because myths were their religion.
Unlike many later people like the Romans, there was nobody for them to copy off.
A constellation is a huge clump of start forming a shape. Many Greeks wrote Ancient Greek myths.