Animal Sacrifice

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Leyla Johnson
by Mohawk Games
published on 19 June 2021
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Artist's impression of an animal sacrifice. In most cultures around the ancient Mediterranean, including Greece and Rome, animals were frequently sacrificed as an offering to the gods. The gods were believed to feast upon the smells of the burning animal, while much of the meat was given to humans to eat.

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Games, M. (2021, June 19). Animal Sacrifice. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14292/animal-sacrifice/

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Games, Mohawk. "Animal Sacrifice." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 19, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14292/animal-sacrifice/.

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Games, Mohawk. "Animal Sacrifice." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Jun 2021. Web. 20 Oct 2021.