The Imperial Cult was not the worship of mere mortals
acknowledged that Deity works through those of Greatness. Just as Jesus
is today worshipped as a Man who was God, the Divine Emperors were revered
as Humanity infused with Divine power.
The Prophets and
Saints of all religions are revered for having been divinely chosen to
and Divine Emperors have been equally revered for being divinely chosen
to manifest Civilization.
of Deity expressed through humanity has always existed. The mythology and
scriptures of all religions show that humans
have divine spirit and can ascend to the realms of Deity. The Greeks and Romans
honored many divine Heroes
and Demigods long before the time of Empire,
and the spirit of each
person was honored in the private rites of the household.
Thus, the Emperors
were honored during their lifetimes as manifestations of Divine
Power, and venerated after their
deaths as divine beings able to bestow blessings, and intercede with
we continue to honor the Divii Imperii, the Divine Emperors as Divine
Beings who were raised to power by the Gods in life, and
who continue to dwell with them in the Heavens. By honoring them we
bless ourselves, our history, our civilization and our world.