In Jewish lore, evil spirits who injure. The mazziqin are divided into two classes. One class comprises Fallen Angels who are led by Satan. The second class are half-spirit and half-human hybrids, divided into two subclasses. One subclass includes the night terrors such as Lilith and her hordes. The second class is the SHEDIM, the offspring of Lilith or a Succubus and men.

The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology – Written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley – Copyright © 2009 by Visionary Living, Inc.


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