The ancient Greeks used stories containing God's to explain the way life
was. Often times there were lessons to be learned that described human behavior.
To the Greeks the myths were looked at as examples of good and bad behavior and
its effects. they worshipped the Gods and tried not to offend them in any way.
The story of creation is a prime example of how the Greeks viewed the heavens
and the earth. Zeus
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top. But, the
gods had grown strong and with the help of Heracles the Giants were subdued or
The Gods and the stories of their being were important to the Greeks.
To us these ideas are unheard of, but to the Greeks this was their way of life.
In 2000 years from now our ideas may be unrealistic also. The creation story
allows us to see how they viewed they world and those in it.