The Complete Book of Devils and Demons

Author: Leonard R. N. Ashley
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 162873096X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From a renowned expert on folklore comes an encyclopedic “who’s who” of the occult realm. From demons to fallen angels, folk monsters to possession and exorcism, Satanic pacts to black masses, humans have tried to define and combat evil throughout the centuries. This book is your guide to the history of otherworldly evils among men and the practices surrounding their elimination or worship. Worried about evil influences in your own life or just curious to learn more? Read within to learn about zombies and ritual magic, the princes of Hell, which demons are to be courted for power or feared for the diseases they carry, and so much more. The Complete Book of Devils and Demons is a complete history—of the dark side.

Encyclopedia of Demons in World Religions and Cultures

Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786488948
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This exhaustive volume catalogs nearly three thousand demons in the mythologies and lore of virtually every ancient society and most religions. From Aamon, the demon of life and reproduction with the head of a serpent and the body of a wolf in Christian demonology, to Zu, the half-man, half-bird personification of the southern wind and thunder clouds in Sumero-Akkadian mythology, entries offer descriptions of each demon’s origins, appearance and cultural significance. Also included are descriptions of the demonic and diabolical members making up the hierarchy of Hell and the numerous species of demons that, according to various folklores, mythologies, and religions, populate the earth and plague mankind. Very thoroughly indexed.

Devils Demons and Witchcraft

Author: Ernst and Johanna Lehner
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048613251X
Format: PDF
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244 representations, symbols, and manuscript pages of devils and death from Ancient Egypt to 1913. Fascinating graphics depict demons, witches, and warlocks, more. Works by Dürer, Cranach, Holbein, Rembrandt, others.

The Complete Book of the Devil s Disciples

Author: Leonard R. N. Ashley
Publisher: National Book Network
ISBN:
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This fourth book in Ashley's series traces the roots of the occult - devil worship, ritual killing, witchcraft, etc... throughout history. Written in reader-friendly but scholarly prose. Within these pages readers will find potions and charms, incantations and amulets. There are detailed descriptions of bloody rituals, the sensational black masses of France, the horrors of the Spanish Inquisition and an introduction into the habits of werewolves and vampire

The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses Devils and Demons

Author: Manfred Lurker
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415340182
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia; from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, this dictionary is packed with descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world and across time. Fully cross-referenced and with over 100 illustrations, it also features two appendices listing the functions and attributes shared by these deities and demons. Covering over 1800 of the most important gods and demons from around the world, this is the essential resource for anyone interested in comparative religion and the mythology of the ancient and contemporary worlds.

A Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses Devils and Demons

Author: Manfred Lurker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136106286
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Containing around 1,800 entries this Dictionary covers, in one volume, all the important deities and demons from around the world. The gods of ancient mythology appear alongside the gods of contemporary religion, and `lesser' mythologies and religions are also fully covered. The author provides an extensive network of cross-references, allowing the reader to draw cross-cultural comparisons. The Dictionary will be an invaluable source of information for anyone interested in comparative religion or the diversity of religious views throughout the world.

The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

Author: Rosemary Guiley
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438131917
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world. Includes numerous entries documenting beliefs about demons and demonology from ancient history to the present.