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Euhemerus

[yoo-hee-mer-uh s, -hem-er-]
noun
  1. flourished c300 b.c., Greek mythographer.
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Examples from the Web for euhemerus

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • 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.