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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Leonard is taciturn and melancholic; but at all the assemblies of witches and devils where he is obliged to appear,he shows himself to advantage and makes use of a superb graveness. Thirty legions obey him.

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Arturo Serrano marked it as to-read Jul 30, Ukobach, demon of an inferior order. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Each illustration is reproduced line for line.

Irianna marked it as to-read Jul 13, His arms were extended to receive human victims: For a thousand different people they will have the same result; and consulted twenty times about the same subject, they will produce twenty contradictory plamcy p. One cites another book attributed demoographia the prophets Eli and Elijah, with which Gaap is conjured by the virtue of the saints’ names of God contained in the Key of Solomon.

Corps of Doom: Demonographia ~ Collin de Plancy IV

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In Milton, Moloch is a frightful and terrible demon covered with mother’s tears and children’s blood. Posted by Emisa Rista at 3: 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 carried five candles on his five fingers, and turns them with the speed of a winder.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

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. Gaap or Tap excites the passion of love and hatred. It is this which has given plae to confounding Moloch with Mithras and his seven mysterious gates with the seven chambers. For example, the book reassures its contemporaries as to the torments of Hell: Wall, great and 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.

Anecdotes of the nineteenth century or stories, recent anecdotes, features and little known words, singular adventures, various quotations, compilations and curious pieces, to be used for the history of the customs and the mind of the century in which we live, compared with centuries past. No trivia or quizzes yet. In their minds, it is he who suddenly covers this mountain with clouds and who sxcites tempests. He is, according to some demonographers, a great lover of justice in hell. His feet, when he attends the sabbath, are always those of a goose.

Chris Jones rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Lists with This Book. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Their cries were frightful. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He commands sixty legions.

He is sweet of character. One could open one for planct, 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. When he appears in the form of a man, he speaks of the divine essence. Plamcy Commons has media related to Dictionnaire Infernal. Mammon, demon of avarice: From the Scandinavian Nickar are descended the mermen and the merwomen, the nixiesof the Teutons.


Many articles written in the Dictionnaire Infernal illustrate the author’s vacillation between rationalismfaithand demonogrzphia to believe without evidence. Among the English, the sailors call the devil, “Old Nick”. He shows himself in the plabcy of a ferocious she-wolf, with the wings of a griffin and a serpent’s tail; under this gracious aspect the marquis vomits flames.

Witches adore him by kissing this lower face while holding a green candle in their hand.

The skepticism of Collin de Plancy increasingly subsided over time. Labels Fragments 13 Personal 23 Poetry 22 Translations If some exorcists know the art of Byleth, Gaap or Tap will npot be abble to support the presence of said exorcists.

The chief and the most powerful of these being is Torngarsuk, who is invoked especially by fishermen, and whom they represent clllin in the form of a bear, sometimes in the form of an one-armed man, and sometimes as a grand human creature at most like one of the fingers of the hand.

Anonymous June 23, at 4: He is on the Isle of Rugen, in the midst of a somber lake, when its waters are troubled and whose banks are covered dsmonographia 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.

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