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The Complete Book Of Devils And Demons

Author : Leonard R. N. Ashley
ISBN : 9781628730968
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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From a renowned expert on folklore comes an encyclopedic “who’s who” of the occult realm. From demons to fallen angels, folk monsters to possession and exorcism, Satanic pacts to black masses, humans have tried to define and combat evil throughout the centuries. This book is your guide to the history of otherworldly evils among men and the practices surrounding their elimination or worship. Worried about evil influences in your own life or just curious to learn more? Read within to learn about zombies and ritual magic, the princes of Hell, which demons are to be courted for power or feared for the diseases they carry, and so much more. The Complete Book of Devils and Demons is a complete history—of the dark side.

Encyclopedia Of Demons In World Religions And Cultures

Author : Theresa Bane
ISBN : 9780786488940
Genre : Religion
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This exhaustive volume catalogs nearly three thousand demons in the mythologies and lore of virtually every ancient society and most religions. From Aamon, the demon of life and reproduction with the head of a serpent and the body of a wolf in Christian demonology, to Zu, the half-man, half-bird personification of the southern wind and thunder clouds in Sumero-Akkadian mythology, entries offer descriptions of each demon’s origins, appearance and cultural significance. Also included are descriptions of the demonic and diabolical members making up the hierarchy of Hell and the numerous species of demons that, according to various folklores, mythologies, and religions, populate the earth and plague mankind. Very thoroughly indexed.

A Book Of Devils And Demons

Author : Ruth Manning-Sanders
ISBN : 0416143105
Genre : Fairy tales
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Fourteen tales from many different countries about evil creatures who bring misery upon themselves and others.

Devils Demons And Witchcraft

Author : Ernst and Johanna Lehner
ISBN : 9780486132518
Genre : Art
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244 representations, symbols, and manuscript pages of devils and death from Ancient Egypt to 1913. Fascinating graphics depict demons, witches, and warlocks, more. Works by Dürer, Cranach, Holbein, Rembrandt, others.

The Complete Book Of The Devil S Disciples

Author : Leonard R. N. Ashley
ISBN : NWU:35556037224268
Genre : Religion
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This fourth book in Ashley's series traces the roots of the occult - devil worship, ritual killing, witchcraft, etc... throughout history. Written in reader-friendly but scholarly prose. Within these pages readers will find potions and charms, incantations and amulets. There are detailed descriptions of bloody rituals, the sensational black masses of France, the horrors of the Spanish Inquisition and an introduction into the habits of werewolves and vampire

A Dictionary Of Gods And Goddesses Devils And Demons

Author : Manfred Lurker
ISBN : 9781136106286
Genre : Religion
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Containing around 1,800 entries this Dictionary covers, in one volume, all the important deities and demons from around the world. The gods of ancient mythology appear alongside the gods of contemporary religion, and `lesser' mythologies and religions are also fully covered. The author provides an extensive network of cross-references, allowing the reader to draw cross-cultural comparisons. The Dictionary will be an invaluable source of information for anyone interested in comparative religion or the diversity of religious views throughout the world.

The Encyclopedia Of Demons And Demonology

Author : Rosemary Guiley
ISBN : 9781438131917
Genre : Demonology
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Explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world. Includes numerous entries documenting beliefs about demons and demonology from ancient history to the present.

The Routledge Dictionary Of Gods And Goddesses Devils And Demons

Author : Manfred Lurker
ISBN : 0415340187
Genre : Religion
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From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia; from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, this dictionary is packed with descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world and across time. Fully cross-referenced and with over 100 illustrations, it also features two appendices listing the functions and attributes shared by these deities and demons. Covering over 1800 of the most important gods and demons from around the world, this is the essential resource for anyone interested in comparative religion and the mythology of the ancient and contemporary worlds.

Encyclopedia Of Time

Author : H. James Birx
ISBN : 9781412941648
Genre : Science
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Surveying the major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse our present comprehension of time, the Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Culture explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and creative artists from ancient times to the present. By drawing together into one collection ideas from scholars around the globe and in a wide range of disciplines, this Encyclopedia will provide readers with a greater understanding of and appreciation for the elusive phenomenon experienced as time. Features · Surveys historical thought about time, including those that emerged in ancient Greece, early Christianity, the Italian Renaissance, the Age of Enlightenment, and other periods+ Covers the original and lasting insights of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, physicist Albert Einstein, philosopher Alfred North Whitehead, and theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin + Discusses the significance of time in the writings of Isaac Asimov, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fyodor M. Dostoevsky, Francesco Petrarch, and numerous other authors+ Includes the contributions of naturalists, philosophers, physicists, theologians, astronomers, anthropologists, geologists, paleontologists, and psychologists+ Includes artists+ portrayals of the fluidity of time, including painter Salvador Dali+s The Persistence of Memory and The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, and writers Gustave Flaubert+s The Temptation of Saint Anthony and Henryk Sienkiewicz+s Quo Vadis+ Provides a truly interdisciplinary approach, with discussions of Aztec, Buddhist, Christian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Islamic, Hindu, Navajo, and many other cultures+ conceptions of time

Devils Demons

Author : Pete Prown
ISBN : 9781543908626
Genre : Fiction
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The second book in "The Chronicles of Dorro” series, Devils & Demons finds the village of Thimble Down plagued by a mysterious creature. Animals are disappearing and there have been terrifying occurrences in the Great Wood. It's up to Mr. Dorro and his young friends to find the truth before the beast acquires a taste for Halflings. Or is it already too late?

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