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Roman gods & goddesses: everything you wanted to know
How were Roman deities different to Greek deities? Why did the Romans sacrifice animals? What did religious cults get up to in ancient Rome? And just how many gods and goddesses did they worship? In our latest everything you wanted to know episode, Emily Briffett puts listener questions on the Roman pantheon of gods and goddesses to Philip Freeman, Professor of Classics at Pepperdine University.
The HistoryExtra podcast is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed.
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