How to use Hero-worship in a sentence
The sentiment of hero-worship was at all times strong in the Romans, and no one was ever the object of more sincere as well as simulated hero-worship than Augustus.
The Sicyonians accorded him hero-worship as a "son of Asclepius."
The native religion was an admixture of idolatry and hero-worship, of some ethical but little moral force.
In each of the years 1837 to 1840 he gave a course of lectures, of which the last only (upon " Hero Worship ") was published; they materially helped his finances.
This belief was supported by the Delphic oracle, which was largely instrumental in promoting hero-worship and keeping alive its due observance.Advertisement
One corollary was the famous doctrine of " hero worship " first expounded in his lectures.
Again, the worship of Dionysus, and of Demeter and Persephone, is mainly or wholly post-Homeric. The greatest difference, however, lies in the absence of hero-worship from the Homeric order of things.
No fault, in this respect, can assuredly be found with the legendary Rama, a very paragon of knightly honour and virtue, even as his consort Sita is the very model of a noble and faithful wife; and yet this cult has perhaps retained even more of the character of mere hero-worship than that of Krishna.
Blackadder is sick of the hero worship of the children of dead French aristocrats.
All of whom received a fair amount of hero worship throughout the festival.Advertisement
Little Colin Creevey - Collin Creevy appeared in the second novel and developed an intense case of hero worship for Harry.