The Monster of Krakow first appeared in Histoires Prodigieuses by Pierre Boaistuau, 1559. Four hours after its birth, the demonic beast reportedly uttered “Watch, the Lord cometh” and died. Source: Wellcome Collection
Demons attacking a castle, La Forteresse de la foi, Alphonsus de Spina, France, 15th Century. Source: BVMM
Hmyail are Armenian prayer scrolls, meant for the home and travel, that were used in the 17th century for sermons, magical formulas, and warding off demons. From: The Library of Congress
Belial is 68th of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. He’s infamous for spreading wickedness and guilt to humankind with sexual perversions. As a fallen angel, he was evil from the beginning and one of the first to rebel against god. From Litigatio Christi cum Belial, 1461.