Succubi are the female version of incubi, although the word is actually masculine in medieval Latin because demons were supposedly sexless. The feminine form is "succuba". It was supposed that incubi outnumbered succubi by 9 to 1. Francis Barret described succubi as wood nymphs in his book "The Magus" "And seeing the fauni and nymphs of the words were preferred before … [Read more...]
Demon Description: Seduction
Below you will find a list of demons that are associated with seduction.
Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583) (quoted) Zepar is a great duke, appearing as a souldier, inflaming women with the loove of men, and when he is bidden he changeth their shape, untill they maie enjoie their beloved, he also maketh them barren, and six and twentie legions are at his obeie and commandement. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) … [Read more...]
Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583) (quoted) Sitri, alias Bitru, is a great prince, appeering with the face of a leopard, and having wings as a griffen: when he taketh humane shape, he is verie beautiful, he inflameth a man with a womans love, and also stirreth up women to love men, being commanded he willinglie deteineth secrets of women, laughing at them and mocking … [Read more...]
Lamia (lamiai) were harmful spirits who killed infants and seduced sleeping men. One myth tells that the original Lamia was a beautiful queen of Libya, daughter of Belus and Libya, who won Zeus' heart. Hera became jealous of this union and retaliated by killing all her children who were fathered by Zeus. In anger and frustration, Lamia retreated to a cave where she unleashed … [Read more...]
The incubus, also called "follet" in French, "alp" in German, "duende" in Spanish, and "folletto" in Italian, was an angel who fell because of lust for women according to many of the Church Fathers. This being appears to women often in the form of a sexual dream/nightmare, and in fact the Latin word for nightmare is "incubo", meaning to lie upon. Its counterpart is the … [Read more...]