Translated from the original by Costas Balomenos
he main characteristic of the ancient Greek religion as developed through the two masterpieces of Homer's epics, the “Iliad” and “Odyssey” and from Hesiod in his “Theogony” is the anthropomorphism. Be presented namely the Gods with human passions and actions, which of course only to gods do not match, so the man made a game into the hands and the passions of the gods.
Also in Homeric poetry, there is no belief in afterlife personal life. The soul exists only when it is connected with the body. From the moment you separated from it, running as shade into Hades and takes again life and movement when drinking blood. The soul is not therefore the bearer of life, but the blood...