Grace the very one who fashions every delight for mortal men, by lending her sheen to what is unbelievable, often makes it believed. Pindar; Olympian Odes.
All men have need of the Gods: Homer Circa 800 BCE.
Everything is full of Gods: Thales 624 BCE.
The Gods are beautiful, wise and good: Socrates 470 BCE–399 BCE.
There are Gods, Their providence extends to all things and they administer all things according to justice: Plato 428 BCE–348 BCE.
All the Gods are venerable & beautiful and their beauty is immense: Plotinus 205 CE–270 CE.
The very being of the Gods is defined by the good and in this they have their subsistence: Proclus 410 CE–483 CE.
Group for the discussion of the beliefs and practices of Olympianism, the Olympian Religion.
The Gods of Olympus are the universal Gods of civilisation. From it's origins in ancient Greece the Olympian religion was taken to the far East by Alexander the Great. It was enthusiastically embraced by the Romans, who took the religion to all corners of the empire. Today the Gods are well known to people everywhere in the world and their popularity increases exponentially.
Olympianism welcomes followers of the Immortal Gods of Olympus. Classicists, students and those wishing to find out more are very welcome.
Please note: This is not a Wiccan, Neopagan or Reconstructionist group.
The providence of the Gods reaches everywhere and needs only some congruity for its reception: Sallustius - On the Gods & the World XV
Keywords: Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Hephaistos, Hera, Hermes, Hestia, Poseidon, Zeus.