Demons are supernatural entities that often cause destruction or harm to humans within popular folklore, literature or religious beliefs. Often, their intent is malevolent, and their actions wreck havoc on undeserving victims. Read articles about demons below.
With so many types of demons wrecking havoc on human lives, the Babylonians, Assyrians and early Jews concocted numerous ways to deal with their menacing foes. One of their key weapons were in the form of rituals stressing the demon's name.
The belief in demons and evil spirits predates Judeo-Christian theology. The ancient Babylonian and Assyrian cultures both had extensive demon classifications. This overview of Babylonian and Assyrian demonology explains the various classes of demons.
If you've ever woken up but felt paralyzed - or perhaps you've seen things, heard voices, or felt an evil presence. Relax - it's probably just sleep paralysis.