Religion in ancient Rome

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Defaced Dea Roma holding Victory and regarding an altar with a cornucopia and other offerings, copy of a relief panel from an altar or statue base
Giove Tonante as a sculpture dating back to 100 BC

Religion in ancient Rome (Italian: Religione romana; Roman religion) is the local polytheism of Ancient Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people. It is the religious practices of people under Roman rule and is especially popular in Rome and Italy.