According to Collin de Plancy, Adramelech is a high chancellor of hell who tends to Satan’s wardrobe. He was also the god in 2 Kings 19:36-38 to whom the Sepharvites worshiped through human sacrifice.
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.
Nybbas is a demon of hell who manages visions and dreams. He may be associated with the Assyrian and Babylonian god of writing, Nabu.
Yan-gant-y-tan is a demon from Brittany, who wanders the night holding 5 candles on his 5 fingers. He may also be Will-o’-the-Wisp and Jack-o’-Lantern.
When most people think of Seraphim, they think of angels, but earliest usages of the term refer to serpent demons.
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.
Approach the Goetic demons as maps of the mind, not as self empowered entities but as a guide to illustrating and identifying the problems at hand.
An English lit grad student asks about independent study topics involving Milton, Dante and the Faust Myth.
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.
Over the years, I’ve gotten a lot of angry emails from people unhappy that a certain deity or spirit was listed as a “demon.” Here’s my reply.
Succubi are the female version of incubi, female demons who take the form of human women to seduce men.
Zepar is the 16th spirit, a great Duke, who causes women to fall in love with men.