Euhemerus









Euhemerus


Euhemerus [yoo-hee-mer-uh s, -hem-er-] Examples noun

  1. flourished c300 b.c., Greek mythographer.

Also Euemerus, Evemerus. Compare euhemerism. Examples from the Web for euhemerus Historical Examples of euhemerus

  • The graves of Greek gods maybe due to Euhemerism, a theory much more ancient than Euhemerus.

    Magic and Religion

    Andrew Lang

  • This has been a favourite theory of the making of a god from the time of Euhemerus down to Herbert Spencer.

    The Religion of Numa

    Jesse Benedict Carter

  • He was fond of philosophical speculations, and made the Romans acquainted with the rationalism of Euripides and Euhemerus.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia

    Various

  • It would require another Euhemerus to find any groundwork of history in these narratives.

    Ancient Egypt

    George Rawlinson

  • I would much rather believe the Messenian (Euhemerus) than him.

    The Histories of Polybius, Vol. II (of 2)

    Polybius

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