The term properly implies a clear polytheistic conception of gods in contrast with men, while it recognizes that some men cross the dividing line.
It was inevitable, too, that ancient monarchies should enlist polytheistic conceptions of divine or half-divine men in support of the dynasties; "Seu deos regesve canit deorum Sanguinem," Horace (Odes, iv.
It is now more usually given to polytheistic races, thus excluding Mahommedans.
MacTaggart, works round from idealism to an eternal quasi polytheistic society of equal souls.
Their idolatry (polytheistic) was unaccompanied by human sacrifice.
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