Louis Breton created a set of 69 illustrations of demons, which were then engraved by M. Jarrault. J.A.S. Collin de Plancy then published the set with brief . Demonographia is a complete collection of the diabolic portraiture designed by Louis Breton for J.A.S. Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal, depicting many of . Nov 4, Corps of Doom: Demonographia ~ Collin de Plancy I.

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Marchocias, great marquis of hell. One says that he is perfectly facetious, and that one of his tricks is to vollin witches off the brooms they were riding on to the sabbath and give them a ride pn his shoulders; this was attested to by the witches of Moira, is Sweden, in Before the establishment of Christianity, the Saxons who lived around these two rivers adored a feminine divinity, whose tmple was in the city of Magdebourg or Megdeburch city of the young lady collkn, and who has inspired ever since a certain fear as the naiad of the Elbe.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

He would appear with the form and face of a beautiful young child. He is on the Isle of Rugen, in the midst of a somber lake, when its waters are troubled and whose banks are covered by thick woods, It is there that he likes to torment the fishermen and upset their boats and throw them sometimes almost to the tops of the highest fir trees.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Independetly of this good spirit, who is invisible to everyone except the Anguekkok, there are others who, by the intervention of the Anguekkok, teach what one must do or ought to avoid to be happy.


When they marched in the fields, they shrank themselves to the height of the grass; but when they ran in the forests, they grew to the size of the tallest trees. When he is angry, his face is enflamed, but it is nothing monstrous.

It is before this divinity that the Anguekkoks their medicine men are obliged to yield to ask councel when a Greenlander falls ill. Infernal Dictionary is a book on demonologydescribing demons organised in hierarchies. Tyler marked it as to-read Jul 18, He was often taken for the king of hell, and, according to several demonomaniacs, he is superior to Satan. When one wished to sacrifice children to Moloch, one lit a large fire in the interior of this statue.

He commands sixty legions. Ukobach, demon of an inferior order.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In Morality, about the evil and atingy rich, printed at Rouen, undated by Durzel, and played out to the endof the fifteenth century, SAtan has the demon Rahouart for a companion. Retrieved from ” https: Orobas, high prince of the somber empire.

Moloch, prince of the land of tears, member of the infernal council. They wandered around promenaders unceasingly, using a voice known to them and luring them to their caverns, wher they took pleasure intickling them almost to death. But the cards, merely human artifacts, not knowing either the future, nor the present, nor the past, have nothing of the individuality of the person consulting them.

He is the same as Robezal. Chris Jones rated it it was amazing Feb 01, He carries off horses. Many articles written in the Dictionnaire Infernal illustrate the author’s vacillation between rationalismfaithand willingness to believe without evidence.


The original descriptions have been traslated from the French and are included as an appendix to the gallery of illustrations. To ask other readers questions demonogrsphia Demonographiaplease sign up. He executes all the commands that are given to him, when one obliges him to behave immediately, and although he promises to obey the exorcists, he doesn’t always do so.

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Malphas, grand-president of hell, who appears in the form of a raven. Scox or Chax, duke and high marquis of hell. Ddemonographia, demon of the first order, grand master of the sabbaths, chief of the subaltern demons, inspector general of sorcery, black magic, and witches. He transports very promptly men in different countries who wish to cross the abyss. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. It is this which has given plae to confounding Moloch with Mithras and his seven mysterious gates with the seven chambers.

Zaebos, grand-cout of Hell. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

Influenced by VoltaireCollin de Plancy initially did not believe in superstition. He shows himself at noon when he takes human form. He is sweet of character. Pruflas or Busas, high prince and grand duke of the infernal empire. These same witches have affirmed that they had seen at the sabbath the same Lucifer in a gray habit, with blue demonograohia and red culottes decorated with ribbons.

Jacques Albin Simon Collin de Plancy. He was made to serve Byleth and compose an art in his name, and a book which is appreciated gently by mathematicians.