“There was no important sphere
of human experience which was not provided for. At the same time the roles of
the gods were never frozen. One of the achievements, and functions, of Greek
myth was to provide developing storylines so that religious needs and
aspirations could always be catered for." 

– p. 191, Freeman, Charles. Egypt,
Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean
, Oxford, 1999.

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