Fenrir

  Odin and Fenris (1909) – Dorothy Hardy The wolf, Fenrir was the eldest child of Loki and the giantess, Angrboda. He had 2 younger siblings, Hel, and the serpent, Jormungand. Alarmed that Loki had fathered…

Eurynome

Eurynome – Dictionnaire Infernal Dictionnaire Infernal – Collin de Plancy (1863) (paraphrased)  Eurynome is a superior demon and prince of death. He wears a fox skin to cover the sores covering…

Erinyes

The Erinyes (“the Angry Ones”), also known as the Furies and the Eumenides (“the Kindly Ones”), were three women sent to avenge the souls of the dead, and bring about…

Daityas

Narasimha slays Hiranyakashipu (a daityas) as Prahlada watches – 18th century – Artist Unknown In Hindu mythology, the Daityas are giant evil spirits who are known for their opposition to…

Cerberus

Cerberus was the three-headed watchdog with a serpent body that guarded the entrance to Hades in Greek/Roman mythology. He was the offspring of Typhon and Echidna. Hesiod describes him as…

Callicantzaros

A type of Greek vampirecalled “callicantzaros” was unique in that it could only go about its activities on Christmas Day and the week or 12 days afterwards. Children born during the…

Belial

Goetia – S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) Belial’s Goetic seal The Sixty-eighth Spirit is Belial. He is a Mighty and a Powerful King, and was created next after LUCIFER. He appeareth…

Alastor

Alastor

An alastor is a tormenting spirit or a Nemesis. Percy Bysshe Shelly wrote a poem (Alastor or The Spirit of Solitude – 1816), which warned idealists that if they are…

Picollus

Dictionnaire Infernal – Collin de Plancy (1863) (paraphrased) Picollus was revered by the ancient inhabitants of Prussia. He was offered the head of a dead man and a tallow was…

Hecate

Hecate, also called Agriope (‘savage face’), was the daughter of the Titan Perses and of Asteria, although sometimes it is said that Zeus himself fathered her, and she is the…