The realm of his influence as a kind of Prometheus, or even as a demiurge, extends very far northwards.
It was one of the forms symbolic of the demiurge or Maker of our universe.
By the name of Jupiter, therefore, we designate both the demiurge, and the "Governor of the universe."
Then they fall under the power of the demiurge, who—rewards them for their fidelity?
The good are those who strive to fulfil the law of the demiurge.
All ideas are the creation of the master artificer, the demiurge; of his creations all material things are copies.
Arcade assured the beautiful angel that he was resolved to plunge the demiurge into eternal darkness.
Since no one could keep this law, the whole human race fell under the curse, temporal and eternal, of the demiurge.
By the “works of the demiurge,” which the Christian is to flee, he meant the whole “service of the perishable.”
To this day the warriors of the demiurge wear helmets of gold and shields of diamond.
1670s, from Latinized form of Greek demiourgos, literally "public or skilled worker" (from demos "common people;" see demotic + ergos "work;" see urge (v.)).
The title of a magistrate in some Peloponnesian city-states and the Achæan League; taken in Platonic philosophy as a name for the maker of the world. In the Gnostic system, "conceived as a being subordinate to the Supreme Being, and sometimes as the author of evil" [OED].