Melchom

  Melchom – Dictionnaire Infernal This name is possibly derived from Milcom, the god of the Ammonites, so there may be a connection to Moloch.   Dictionnaire Infernal – Collin de Plancy…

Loki

Loki, the son of 2 giants, was the trickster god in Norse mythology who was always doing his best to cause trouble. His wife was Sigyn, who bore him 2…

Leonard

It may be possible that this goat figure, Leonard, is related to the ritual described in Leviticus 16:8 concerning Azazel, or to the alleged deity of the Templars, the Baphomet/Goat of…

Lechies

Leshy (aka Lesiy, Lesiye, Lyeshe, Lyeshy, Lesovik, Miehts-Hozjin) is a Slavic forest faun/satyr, similar in nature to the Polevik sprites. He protects the birds & animals of the forest, &…

Lamia

Lamia (lamiai) were harmful spirits who killed infants and seduced sleeping men. One myth tells that the original Lamia was a beautiful queen of Libya, daughter of Belus and Libya,…

Jormungand

  Thor battering the Midgard Serpent – Johann Heinrich Fussli The serpent, Jormungand was the middle child of Lokiand the giantess, Angrboda. He had 2 siblings, Hel, and the wolf, Fenrir.   Alarmed…

Hiisi

  Stream in the Woods – Camille Corot Hiisi (pl. hiiet) is the Finnish word for demon mentioned in the Kalevala. They are personifications of evil associated with woods, streams,…

Hel

  Hermod before Hela – John Charles Dollman Hel was the daughter ofLoki and the giantess, Angrboda. She had 2 older siblings, the wolf, Fenrir, who was the eldest, and the serpent Jormungand….

Harpies

  Harpies in the Forest of Suicides – Gustave Dore The Harpies, called ‘the hounds of Zeus,’ were a group of feminine creatures with beaks and claws. The Legend of…

Gorgons

  Head Of Medusa – Peter Paul Rubens The sisters three, the Gorgons, have their haunt; Winged forms, with snaky locks, hateful to man, Whom nothing mortal looking on can…

Fomorians

  The Wrath Of The Seas – Ivan Aivazovsky The fomorians, whose name means ‘dark of the sea,’ were a race of Gaelicdemons said to be the offspring of Noah’s son,…

Flaga

Flaga – Dictionnaire Infernal Dictionnaire Infernal – Collin de Plancy (1863) (paraphrased)  Flaga is a Scandinavian fairy, though some claim she was only a magician who rode on an eagle.  …