Lore:Demigod

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A Demigod is a divine being of unclear specifications. It is possible they are the Aedric counterpart to the Daedric Demiprinces,[1] making them the offspring of any divine being of non-Daedric origins and a lesser being. In some cases, the term might simply refer to a very powerful spirit.

Known Demigods[edit]

  • Morihaus is the most well known example of a demigod,[1] being called the son of Kyne[2] and blessed by her with the Lord’s Mail.
  • The Green Lady of the Bosmer has been said to possess the qualities of a demigod.[3]
  • The Mad Architect has been referred to as a demigod.[4]
  • The three living gods of the Tribunal are occasionally referred to as demigods.[5][6]
  • Auriel has been proclaimed a demigod by some sources,[7] despite generally being considered to be one of the original spirits.[8][9]
  • Khunzar-ri was a mythic Khajiit hero and warrior who is sometimes elevated to the status of a god,[10] or him being created by one with conflicting accounts. Some say Jone and Jode created him from moonlight, another origin states he was created from Khenarthi's breath, and a third from the tears of joy from Alkosh after Sheggorath made him laugh at Hircine's expense.[11]

Notes[edit]

  • Umaril the Unfeathered was supposedly the son of an Ayleid and a god of the previous kalpa,[2] possibly making him a demigod.
  • Dearola, the Daughter of Hircine, is termed a demigoddess[12] but would be more accurately described as a demiprince.
  • A Bosmer named Thurindil claimed to be the son of Julianos and Mohi-Titona, Queen of Akavir. If true, this would make him a demigod, however it is much more probable these are the ramblings of a madman.[13]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lord Fa-Nuit-Hen and Tutor Riparius Answer Your QuestionsFa-Nuit-Hen and Tutor Riparius
  2. ^ a b The Song of Pelinal
  3. ^ Ladies of GreenCirantille
  4. ^ Tubidan the Alarmist 's dialogue in ESO
  5. ^ Chronicles of the Five Companions 7Sai Sahan
  6. ^ Razum-dar's JournalRazum-dar
  7. ^ Auriel’s Bow on The Imperial Library
  8. ^ The Monomyth
  9. ^ Varieties of Faith...Brother Mikhael Karkuxor of the Imperial College
  10. ^ The Song of Khunzar-ri
  11. ^ Khunzar-ri: OriginAneshi, Keeper of Legends for the 16 Kingdoms
  12. ^ The Translated Works of Tosmorn, III — Xandier Edette
    Edited by Vanesse Aurilie
  13. ^ Thurindil‘s dialogue