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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Interpretation of myths as traditional accounts of historical persons and events.

Usage examples (8)
  • There is another side to euhemerism, and another consequence.
  • The first, and the most prosaic, is euhemerism: the gods were only men, famous or powerful men, who had been deified after their death through the adulation of their...
  • As an orthodox mythologist, Banier finds euhemerism useful: as merely falsified or mistaken history, myth can be corrected and fitted back into biblical chronology and...
  • Deification and euhemerism are equally natural to the for more
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