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Myths and Legends
The Myth of of Zeus the God
A weekly day for rest and prayer, Saturday for the Jews, Sunday for the Christians.
An important Christian religious ceremony such as baptism or Holy Communion.
1. Giving something that you think will please a god e.g. an offering of a killed animal. 2. Giving up something that you value, so that something good may happen. 3. A thing sacrificed.
A holy or very good person.
Make sacred or holy.
1. A safe place or refuge. 2. A sacred place or part of the church where the alter stands.
To do with the Devil.
A woodland god with a mans body and goats ears tail and legs from Greek myths.
A member of a people who came from Europe and settled in parts of England in the 5th and 6th centuries.
A platform on which criminals are executed.
To question things, not believe easily.
A wicked or dishonest person.
1. A person who made copies of writings before printing was invented 2. A religious scholar in biblical times
1. Something holding two parts together. 2. Close something by sticking two parts together. 3. Conclude a deal. 4. Close an opening.
A meeting at which people try to make contact with the spirits of dead people.
A soldier guarding something.
A farm labourer who worked for a landowner in the middle ages and who was not allowed to leave.
A county the rural areas of England.
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