Wiser men were demigods to him.
He possessed, too, something of the heroic nature of the old Russian bogatuirs, or demigods, as we see them in the skazki and the builinui.
The latter were not wholly mythical personages, though they were regarded as demigods (Manetho calls them the dead, P~Kves); they have been shown to be none other than the dim rulers of the predynastic age.
Here is Ajodhya, the home of Rama, the most popular of Hindu demigods; and also Benares "and Muttra, the most sacred of Hindu shrines.
Sometimes personal names are chosen, and they range from the gods and demigods to the slaves, from Hercules to Marcipor.
19 sqq.) comes the brief story of the demigods (vi.