Religions of the ancient Near East  

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The Religions of the Ancient Near East were mostly polytheistic, with some early examples of emerging Henotheism (Atenism, Marduk).

Especially the Luwian pantheon exerted a strong influence on the Ancient Greek religion, while Assyro-Babylonian religion influenced Achaemenid-era Zoroastrianism and Judaism. Both Greek and Jewish tradition in turn strongly influenced Christianity.

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