Demonology Glossary

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Aiwass (Aiwaz)

Aiwass (Aiwaz) Imposing entity who dictated to Aleister Crowley The Book of the Law, Crowley’s most significant magical work. Crowley ...
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Amulet

Amulet

An amulet is an object believed to have protective power. Amulets are used to ward off Demons, evil, disease, bad ...
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Angels in Demonology

Angels in Demonology

angel A being who mediates between God and mortals. Angels minister over all living things and the natural world, and ...
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Apples in Demonology

Apples in Demonology

apple The fruit of the Tree of Knowledge that led to the fall of Adam and Eve became, during the ...
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Babylonian Devil trap

Babylonian Devil trap

A Babylonian Devil trap is a terracotta bowl inscribed with charms or magical texts to drive away evil. Babylonian Devil ...
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Magic Glossary

Blood

Blood is a source of power unleashed in ritual sacrifices to appease gods and conjure Demons and other spirits. Blood ...
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Charm

Charm

A charm is in Magic, a spell or “little prayer” for something desirable. Charms may invoke the help of Demons ...
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Cursing Demons

Cursing Demons

Cursing Demons In ceremonial magic, spirits or DemonS who refuse to appear when evoked in ritual may be cursed to ...
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Demon

Demon

A Demon is a lesser spirit that intervenes in the physical world. Demons usually are associated with evil, but in ...
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Demon Queller

Demon Queller

A Demon queller is in Chinese and Japanese folklore, a fierce demigod hero dedicated to saving others from evil Demons ...
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Demoniac

Demoniac

A Demoniac is a person who becomes possessed by a Demon. A Demoniac undergoes a marked change in physical, mental, ...
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Demons

Demons

Demon is a vague word, which may refer to any number of spirits or types of spirits. It is one ...
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Devil

Devil

Devil Christianity's Prince of Supreme Evil. The Devil, or Satan, is not a god of Wiccans and Pagans. The association ...
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Demonology Glossary

Devil’s Pact

Devil's pact A pledge to serve the Devil or one of his Demons. The pact may be made orally, but ...
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Demonology Glossary

Devil’s Arrows

Devil’s arrows are stones flung by the Devil in attempts to destroy towns and churches. According to lore, the Devil ...
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Devil’s book

Devil’s book

Devil’s book A black book kept by the Devil listing all persons who have pledged Pacts with him. In accounts ...
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Devil’s bridge

Devil’s bridge

Devil’s bridge An old bridge, especially in England and Europe, said to have been built by the Devil or his ...
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Faust

Faust

Faust Legend of a learned but arrogant man who makes a Pact with the Devil. The Faust legend was based ...
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Demonology Glossary

Gilles de Rais

Gilles de Rais (Gilles de Retz) (1404–1440) was a wealthy and distinguished French nobleman executed on charges of child murder, ...
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Goodman’s Ground

Goodman’s Ground

Goodman’s Ground (Guidman’s Grunde) is in Scottish lore, a portion of farmland that is left uncultivated and ungrazed. The offering ...
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Demonology

Griffin-Demon

A griffin-Demon is an Assyrian guardian against evil spirits. The griffin-Demon is a hybrid with a human body and bird ...
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Demonology Glossary

Hell

Hell is the underworld abode of souls of the dead. In Christianity, hell is the opposite of heaven and is ...
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Incantation bowl

Incantation bowl

An incantation bowl is a terra-cotta bowl inscribed with Charms or magical texts, used to trap or drive away Demons ...
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Infestation

Infestation

Infestation is the presence of demons in a place, object, or animal. Infestation occurs when demons are able to take ...
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Iron

Iron

Iron is a protection against evil, including Demons, vampires, witches and evil spirits, and Fairies. Iron repels the Djinn, and ...
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King Solomon

King Solomon

King Solomon (10th century B.C.E.) was the legendary king of the Israelites, son of David, builder of the Temple of ...
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Legion

Legion

A legion is a unit of Demons. There are 6,666 Demons per legion. Johann Weyer cataloged Demons, listing 72 princes ...
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Lightning

Lightning

Lightning is in folklore, the mark of the Devil. Lightning strikes leave streaks and ragged, hooked, charred marks on objects ...
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Mary of Nemmegen

Mary of Nemmegen

Mary of Nemmegen A 16th-century fictional tale of a woman’s seduction by the Devil and her ultimate redemption and triumph ...
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Mirror

Mirror

A mirror is according to folklore, a doorway or portal through which spirits, including ghosts and Demons, can gain access ...
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Oppression

Oppression

Oppression is a Demonic influence over a person that involves total domination of the victim’s will, either through a horrendous ...
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Ouija

Ouija

A patented game consisting of a board printed with letters and numbers, and the words yes, no, goodbye, over which ...
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Pact

Pact

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] pact is a binding agreement with a Demon or the Devil for gain and services beyond the power of nature, ...
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Processus Sathane

Processus Sathane

Processus Sathane Devil’s advocate drama in which a representative of Satan appeals to God for his right to lead humanity ...
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Scorpion-People

Scorpion-People

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he scorpion-people are Assyrian and Babylonian supernatural, semidivine beings who protect against evil Demons. The scorpion-people have a human body ...
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Seal in Demonology

Seal in Demonology

A Seal is in Magic, a symbol unique to a Demon, Angel, or other occult force, used in rituals such ...
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Six-six-six (666)

Six-six-six (666)

Six-six-six (666) is the number of “the Beast,” or Antichrist, according to interpretations of the book of REVELATION in the ...
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Theophilus

Theophilus

Theophilus (ca. 53) Legendary monk who made a Pact with the devil. The story of Theophilus was popular during the ...
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Thomas Maillot

Thomas Maillot

Thomas Maillot (16th century) was a French official who resisted entering into a Pact with the Devil in order to ...
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What is Possession ?

What is Possession ?

possession The takeover and control of a person’s mind, body, and sometimes soul by a Demon, Ghost, spirit, or deity ...
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Yawning

Yawning

yawning In folklore, a means by which Demons can enter the body, and the soul can escape. The custom of ...
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Demonology Library - Books
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