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…

Malphas

Goetia – S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) The Thirty-ninth Spirit is Malphas. He appeareth at first like a Crow, but after he will put on Human Shape at the…

Samigina

Goetia – S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) The Fourth Spirit is Samigina, a Great Marquis. He appeareth in the form of a little Horse or Ass, and then into…

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…

Amy

Goetia – S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) The Fifty-eighth Spirit is Amy, or Avnas. He is a Great President, and appeareth at first in the Form of a Flaming…

Incubus

The incubus, also called “follet” in French, “alp” in German, “duende” in Spanish, and “folletto” in Italian, was an angel who fell because of lust for women according to many…

Beer

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Amon

Amon (also spelled Aamon) is a Marquis of Hell. He is the seventh of the 72 Goetic demons who governs forty infernal legions. His appearance is that of a wolf…

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Adramelech

The name Adramelech (also Adrammalech) appears in the Old Testament only twice. The first time, he is mentioned as a son of the Assyrian King Sennacharib along with Sharezer, who…

Abraxas

Gnostic Abraxas Abraxas is known from the Gnostic writings of Simon Magus, father of the Gnostics. It is said the name originated as a replacement for the unmentionable name of…

Abaddon

From the Hebrew root meaning ‘to destroy,’ Abaddon was known as a ‘place of destruction’ synonymous with Sheol in Prov 15:11; 27:20 and Job 26:6. It is the second of…