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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Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture by Jacques Albin Simon Collin de Plancy
When he is angry, his face is enflamed, but it is nothing monstrous. Between andhe resided in Brusselsand then in the Netherlands, before he returned to France after having converted to the Catholic religion.
Malphas, grand-president of hell, who appears in the form of a raven. He commands four of the principal kings of the infernal empire. Infernal Dictionary is a book on demonologydescribing demons organised in hierarchies. Their cries were frightful. 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.
He shows himself at noon when he takes human form. For a thousand different people they will have the same result; and consulted twenty times about the same subject, they will produce twenty contradictory productions” p.
There are none more famous than the nymphs of the Elbe and the Gaal. Lucifer commands the Europeans and the Asians.
Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal
No trivia or quizzes yet. Zaebos, grand-cout of Hell. 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.
Hope Dinatdo June 25, at 2: Nybbas, demon of an inferior order, high upper-gallery of the infernal court. HardcoverSpecial Limited Edition98 pages. Twenty six legions recognize him as their general.
This article possibly contains original research. Pruflas or Busas, high prince and grand duke of the infernal empire. He would appear with the form and face of a beautiful young child. Witches adore him by kissing this lower face while holding a green candle in their hand. If Paymon is evoked with some sacrifice or libation, he can appear accompanied by the two great princes Bebal and Abalam. Traditions populaires et anecdotes insolites: Legends of the other world, to serve as a history of Paradise, Purgatory and Hell, with some drafts of characters unconcerned with their soul.
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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. Anonymous June 23, at 4: Infernal Dictionary, or, a Universal Library on the beings, characters, books, deeds, and causes which pertain to the manifestations and magic of trafficking with Hell; divinations, occult sciences, grimoiresmarvels, errors, prejudices, traditions, folktales, the various superstitions, and generally all manner of marvellous, surprising, mysterious, and supernatural beliefs.
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He has a raucous voice, a spirit carried away be falsehood; he presents himself in the form of a stork. He was often taken for the king of hell, and, according to several demonomaniacs, he is superior to Satan.
Many articles written in the Dictionnaire Infernal illustrate the author’s vacillation between rationalismfaithand willingness to believe without evidence.
Corps of Doom: Demonographia ~ Collin de Plancy IV
Plwncyauthordemonologist. The book was first published in and then divided into two volumes, with six reprints—and many changes—between and He carried five candles on his five fingers, and turns them with the speed of a winder.
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