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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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Jacques Collin de Plancy

This book attempts to provide an account of all the knowledge concerning superstitions and demonology. Israel Palncy marked it as to-read Feb 02, Infernal Dictionary Deluxe Edition. No trivia or quizzes yet. Stolas, high prince of hell, who appears in the form of an owl; when he takes the form of a man and shows himself before the exorcist, he teaches astronomy, and also the properties of plants, and the worth of presious stones.

Moloch, prince of the land of tears, demonograhia of the infernal council. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

Refresh and try again. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Their cries were frightful. Yan-gant-y-tan, kind of demon who wanders at night in Finistere. One collni him in the form of a beautiful horse. This article has multiple issues. The chief and the most powerful of these being is Torngarsuk, who is invoked especially by fishermen, and whom they represent sometimes in the form of a bear, sometimes in the form of an one-armed man, and sometimes as a grand human creature colllin most like one of the fingers of the hand.


Consulted, he gives responses on the past, the present, and the future. Contributors Emisa Rista Unknown.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

Jacques Albin Simon Collin de Plancy 28 January in Plancy-l’Abbaye — in Paris was a French occultist, demonologist and writer; he published several works on occultism and demonology. Luna added it Dec 20, Infernal Dictionary is a book on demonologydescribing demons organised in hierarchies. Catalogue of reptiles and batrachians of the department of Aube and study on the geographical distribution of the demonographiw and batrachians of the east of France.

He steals the silver in houses he possesses and returns it only at the end fe twelve hundred years, if everything is still in order. Lechics, demons of demonograpiha woods, a kind of satyr amonng the Russians who gave him a human bodyfrom drmonographia waist up with the horns, ears, and beard of a she-goat; and, from the waist down, the form of a goat.

This page was last edited on 23 Septemberat He commands sixty legions. His appearance is considered an evil omen among the Bretons. 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.

Influenced by VoltaireCollin de Plancy initially did not believe in superstition.

He commands thirty legions. The book was first published in and then divided into two volumes, with six reprints—and many changes—between and It is considered a major work documenting beings, characters, books, deeds and causes which pertain to the manifestations and magic of trafficking with Hell; divinations, occult sciences, grimoires, marvels, errors, prejudices, traditions, folktales, the various superstitions, and generally demoonographia manner of marvellous, surprising, mysterious, and supernatural beliefs.

If he shows himself to the exorcists, it is in demonoggaphia form of a man riding a dromedary, crowned with a diadem encircled with precious stones, with the face of a woman. He shows himself in the guise of a ferocious she-wolf, with the wings of a griffin and a serpent’s tail; under this gracious aspect the marquis vomits flames. In were added some images that made it famous: This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat One treats dwmonographia with little enough respect, regarding him as a buffoon and charlatan.


The original descriptions have been traslated from the French and are included as an appendix to the gallery of illustrations.

Corps of Doom: Demonographia ~ Collin de Plancy IV

Among the English, the sailors call the devil, “Old Nick”. 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 envoked first in the litanies of the sabbath. Romantismepersee. Tap or Gaap, high president and high prince of hell.

He is the same as Robezal. All the catalogues made herebefore are only the fruit of a more or less disordered imagination. The rabbis claim that, in the interior of the statue of the famous Moloch, demonogarphia of the Ammonites, one had carefully arranged sevend kinds of cabinets. 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.

Olivia added it Dec 20, 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.