Amon, the 70th spirit, can appear in the form of a wolf with a serpent’s tail and vomiting flames.
Demonology: A-E List of Demon Names, Devils, & Evil Spirits
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Virtually all religions & cultures have various supernatural entities that are considered malevolent or even evil. In some cultures, these may be simply forces of nature like hurricanes. Sometimes they are entities with capabilities for destruction such as fertility gods/goddesses. And in some belief systems, they are evil spirits hellbent on making one's life miserable.
This page was created as a study in world perceptions of "evil." Throughout this section, you'll find lists of demon names and descriptions of different demons/devils/evil spirits. I realize that some of these "demons" can be considered gods or mythological beings. I've chosen those I found to demonstrate the trickster archetype or have been described as possessing "evil" traits in a predominant belief system. Visit the Demon FAQ for more info on my philosophy behind the classifications.
Below, are the names of demons and destructive entities that can bring harm or destruction to individuals as well as articles on general demonology.
Chiang-shih (or kiang shi)
Amy, the 58th spirit, is a President and appears in the form of flaming fire.
Andras, the 63rd spirit, is a great Marquis and has the body of an angel and the head of an owl.
Andrealphus, the 65th spirit, is a Mighty Marquis, appearing at first in the form of a Peacock with great noises.
Andromalius, the 72nd spirit, is an Earl who appears in the form of a man holding a great serpent in his hand.
In Sumerian myth, Anzu was a large bird (eagle or vulture) who lived in the realm of the gods.
Asmodeus, also known as Ashmadia, most likely originated from the Persian Aeshma-deva (“demon of wrath”).
Astaroth, the 29th spirit, is a duke who appears as angel riding a dragon and holding a viper in his left hand.
Azazel is the chief of the Se’irim, or goat-demons, who haunted the desert and to whom most primitive Semitic tribes offered sacrifices.