MODERN HELLENIC (GREEK) RELIGION
Hellenion is an US-based religious organization (“church”) dedicated to the revival and practice of Hellenic polytheism. They have local groups in the US and Canada, Yahoo chat group, a Facebook page, a clergy training program and more.
Neos Alexandria is a meeting place for those who seek a revival of the worship of the gods of Greece, Egypt, and Rome. Here you will find information on the history, culture, philosophy, and religious practices of antiquity, as well as how to adapt this material so that it can be integrated into our modern lives. Their Bibliotheca Alexandrina is a series of writings dedicated to the ancient gods of Greece and Egypt, and they have an online reference list of gods.
A small group of people dedicated to worshiping and honoring the gods of ancient Greece. “Our main focus is on worship of our gods, and we encourage and support those who create and maintain shrines and temples in their local area.” They have an interesting and informative links page.
ADF has a kin group for those practicing ADF Druidry in the context of the ancient Greek culture- the White Owls Kin (Oi Asproi Koukouvayies).
Labrys- for the Resurgences of the Sacred Hearth of Hellenism, Greece (English site)
“Labrys” Polytheistic Community aims to preserve, promote and practice the Hellenic (Greek) polytheistic religious tradition through public rituals, lectures, publications, theatrical and musical events, and other forms of action. They also have a large Youtube channel, and their first book in English- Hellenic Polytheism : Household Worship.
Ellinais- The Holy Association of Greek Ancient Religion Believers, Greece
Also known as ΕΛΛΗΝΑΙΣ. Ελλήνων Αρχαιοθρήσκων Ιερόν Σωματείον, also has a Facebook page: Ελληναισ Community . (These Ellinais links are all in Greek.) See a Wikipedia article about them here, and my previous Ellinais post.
Supreme Council of Ethnikoi Hellenes (English site), Greece
– The Supreme Council of Ethnikoi Hellenes (Ypato Symboulio Ellinon Ethnikon – YSEE) aims to restore the Polytheistic, Ethnic Hellenic religion, tradition and way of life in “modern” Greek Society. There is also a SCEH English Language Site . (Greek language site link is here.)
– a non-profit private organization dedicated to the revival of the traditional Hellenic religion of the Dodecatheon (Twelve Olympian Gods and the Pantheon of Demons and Heroes). Includes info on their ‘Greek world-vision’, Greek rites, and more.
Hellenic Polytheism : Household Worship (Volume 1), by
Hellenismos: Practicing Greek Polytheism Today, by Tony Mierzwicki, 2018. Learn how to forge personal relationships with the ancient Greek deities, and recreate the spiritual practices of the Greeks.
Basic Principles of The Hellenic Religion, Societas Hellenica Antiquariorum
Ancient Greek Religion, Dept. of Classics University of California, Berkeley- major search resources, ancient sites, links, festivals, myth, geography/topography, archeology, sanctuaries, divinities, events, and more.
Theoi Greek Mythology – explores Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion. (Lots of great information here.)
Biblioteca Arcana – includes Greek & Roman theory, history, rituals, divination, hymns, and poetry.
Journal of Hellenic Religion– sets out to explore, promote & discuss the multiple facets of the ancient Greek religion and theology.
Twelve Olympians page on Wikipedia
MODERN ROMAN RELIGION
Federazione Pagana, Italy
Movimento Tradizionalista Romano (in Italian)
Associazione Tradizionale Pietas (in Italian)
Hellenistic (religious) Activities for Kids (http://baringtheaegis.blogspot.com) – activities to involve children in Hellenistic religious festivals, etc.
D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths, by Ingri d’Aulaire (Author), Edgar Parin d’Aulaire. I loved this in early grade school (the myths are well told, and the illustrations beautiful)- and it is still in print 60+ years later.
Greek Mythology and the Theater– Thanks for the suggestion Libby!