Anthropotheism is ascribing human form and nature to gods, or the belief that gods are deified human beings.[1] It is often associated with classical Greek and Roman mythology. It is a type of physitheism. The attribution of human general qualities to divine beings may be called anthropopathy.

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  1. "anthropotheism". Ologies & -Isms. The Gale Group, Inc. 2008.
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