The Dictionary of Demons

The Dictionary of Demons

Names of the Damned

Book - 2010
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The Dictionary of Demons starts with a simple premise: names have power. In medieval and Renaissance Europe, it was believed that speaking a demon’s true name could summon it, compel it, and bind it.

Occult scholar Michelle Belanger has compiled the most complete compendium of demonic names available anywhere, using both notorious and obscure sources from the Western grimoiric tradition. Presented alphabetically from Aariel to Zynextyur, more than 1,500 demons are introduced, explored, and cross-referenced by theme and elemental or planetary correspondence. This meticulously researched reference work features fascinating short articles on demonology and a wealth of woodcuts, etchings, and paintings depicting demons through the ages.



Publisher: Woodbury, Minn. : Llewellyn Publications, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780738723068
0738723061
Branch Call Number: 133.42 B41d
Characteristics: xi, 362 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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