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The Roman Empire came to include the whole Mediterranean area including Greece, and the Romans soon loved everything Greek, also their gods and the myths about them. The Romans just took the Greek Gods and the myths about them, Romanized their names and claimed them as their own.

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When the Romans took over parts of Greece, they also adapted their gods but gave them different names. Educated Greeks were made slaves to Roman families that used them as tutors.

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