The name Abraxas was taken from abra-cadabra. He is presented on amulets with the head of a cock, dragon’s feet and a whip in his hand.
European Demons: List of Demons in Europe
Many of those classified as European "demons" in this list come from Greek, Roman and Norse mythologies and display trickster-like behavior (e.g. Loki) or are associated with the underworld (e.g. Hecate). Browse through profiles of demons, tricksters and evil spirits from Europe including Greek, Roman, Norse, and Scandinavian demons below. Visit the Demon FAQ for more info on my philosophy behind the classifications.
An alastor is a tormenting spirit or a Nemesis.
In Sumerian myth, Anzu was a large bird (eagle or vulture) who lived in the realm of the gods.
In Roman mythology, Cacus, the son of Vulcan, was a giant who lived in a cave on Mount Aventine.
Greek vampires that would feed on children born around Christmas time.
Cerberus was the three-headed watchdog with a serpent body that guarded the entrance to Hades in Greek/Roman mythology.
Ereshkigal, the ruler of the underworld, is the sister of Ishtar/Inanna.
The Erinyes (the Angry Ones), aka the Furies and the Eumenides (the Kindly Ones), were three women sent to avenge the souls of the dead.
Eurynome was one of the female titans in Greek mythology.