Vocabulary From Classical Roots Lesson 1

1. Creditable (adjective) from CREDO : deserving praise. Her self portrait painting was creditable, as it was so life like.

2. Deity (noun) from DEUS : God or goddess. In Ancient Greek mythology, Aphrodite is the goddess of love, but in Ancient Roman mythology it is Venus.

3. Divinity (noun) from DIVINO : A god or goddess; a divine being. The boy was idolized so much by his peers, he was almost seen as a divinity.

4. Pantheon (noun) from THEOS : All the gods of a people or religion. The pantheon for in ancient Greek mythology was supposedly located on Mount Olympus.

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