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 . 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 . Nov 4, Corps of Doom: Demonographia ~ Collin de Plancy II.

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He incites discord, fans the flames of war and quarrels and reduces gentle folk to poverty; he responds profusely to all that is asked of him; he has twenty six legions semonographia his orders. Before the establishment colln 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 ladyand who has inspired ever since a certain fear as pllancy naiad of the Elbe.

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. He has also the management of visions and dreams. Names of the Damned. 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.

She would appear at Magdebuorg, where she would go for a walk with a basket under her arm: This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat He was adored by the Ammonites under the form of a bronze statue seated on a throne of the same metal, having a calf’s head surmonted with a royal crown. The Dictionary of Demons: Legends of the Commandments of God.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

Anonymous June 23, vemonographia 4: But only God could know the punishments meted poancy to the guilty, or the place that holds them. He is charged by Belzebuth with maintaining the oil in the infernal boilers. Each Anguekkok has in a leathern bottle a familiar spitir, whom he invokes and consults like an oracle.


In Milton, Moloch is a frightful and terrible demon covered with mother’s tears and children’s blood. For the French diplomat, bibliophile and art collector, see Victor Collin de Plancy. He proposed that the rebels set heaven on fire; but he was thrown with the others to the depths of the abyss, where he is continually occupied with fanning the flames of the furnaces with clllin mouth and his hands.

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Legends of the Seven deadly sins. Wall, great planyc powerful duke of the somber empire; he has the form of a dromedary, tall and terrible, if he takes human form, he speaks Egyptian; he knows the present, the past, and the future; he was of the order of the POwers. He would appear with the form and face of a beautiful young child.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

The original descriptions have been traslated from the French and are included as an appendix to the gallery of illustrations. Dictionnaire critique des reliques et des images miraculeuses. In it was advertised as:. Israel Chavez marked it as to-read Feb 02, Collin de Plancy followed the tradition of many previous demonologists of cataloguing demons by name and title of nobility, as it happened with grimoires like Pseudomonarchia Daemonumand The Lesser Key of Solomon among others.

These same witches have affirmed that they had seen at the sabbath the same Lucifer in a gray habit, with blue arms and red culottes decorated with ribbons.

To ask other readers questions about Demonographiaplease sign up. Theologians should leave to the poets the depiction of Hell, and not themselves seek to frighten minds with hideous paintings and appalling books” p. One could open one for flour, another for turlte doves, a third for a ewe, a fourth for a ram, the fifth for a calf, the sixth for a beef, the seventh for a child. Between andhe resided in Brusselsand then in the Netherlands, before he returned to France after having converted to the Catholic religion.


Legends of the Old Testament, collected apocryphal books, Rabbinical and legendary ones, distinguished carefully from the crowned texts.

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Ronwe, marquis and count of hell, who appears in the form of a monster; he gives his addepts knowledge of languages add the goodwill of the whole world. This article has multiple issues.

This influence is most clearly seen in the sixth and final edition of the book, which is decorated with many engravings and seeks to affirm the existence of the demons. For a thousand different people they will have the same result; and consulted twenty times about the same subject, they will plancyy twenty contradictory productions” p. No trivia or quizzes yet. Chris Jones rated it it was amazing Feb 01, He is on the Isle demonogra;hia 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.

He is as powerful as Byleth. He carried five candles on his five fingers, and turns them with the speed of a winder.

The set cost 16 francs. Arturo Serrano marked it as to-read Jul 30, Godfrey de Bouillonchronicles and legends of the time of the first two Crusades, — Orobas, high prince of the somber empire.

Picollus, demon revered by the ancient inhabitantsof Prussia, who consecrated to him the head of a dead man and burned a tallow in his honor. She was the mother of the two famous Lapiths, Broteas and Orion. According to Scandinavian mythology, principal source of all popular beliefs of Germany and England, Odin takes the name of Nickar or Anickar when he acts as a destroyer or evil genie. He is the same as Robezal.