polytheism

Derivation

  • Greek: polys, many; theos, god

Article

The belief in, and consequent worship of many gods, the religion of the ancient Assyrians, Babylonians, etc.; also a personification of natural forces or phenomena in the mythology of Greece and Rome.

MLA Citation

  • “polytheism”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 January 2020. Web. 6 May 2021. <>