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Erlik or Erik Khan is the pig-faced god of death and rulers of demons in Siberian mythology, and the first creation of Ulsan the creator god. He judges the dead and is assisted by evil spirits that cause misfortune, sickness, and death, including 9 sons and daughters. Image: Dictionnaire Infernal

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Despite being established as the Roman goddess of the harvest and springtime growth, Proserpina is also listed as a demon in Dictionnaire Infernal, where she’s referred to as the Arch-She-Devil and Princess of Mischievous Spirits. Photo: Barbara Caffi

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Agares is an infernal duke who commands 31 legions of lesser demons. When he appears, he rides a crocodile and carries a hawk. He teaches languages, finds runaways, causes earthquakes, and grants noble titles. Image: Dictionnaire Infernal, 1863


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In gnostic cosmology, Abraxas is the rooster-headed, serpent-legged god who created the material world. The letters of his name represent the 7 planetary spheres, and he’s often found on magick amulets. He was later demonized by Christians and appears in the Dictionnaire Infernal.

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Barbatos is one of the 72 Spirits of Solomon with the titles of count, earl, and possibly duke. He rules over 30 legions of lesser demons. He has an entourage of troops, and even 4 kings, who accompany him. He can teach the language of animals (dogs, birds, cattle), and find hidden enchanted treasure. Before he fell from heaven, he was a part of the angelic Order of Virtues. Image: Dictionnaire Infernal, 1863โ €


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Marchosias is 35th of the 72 Spirits of Solomon, and a marquis who rules over 30 legions of lesser demons. He usually appears as a she-wolf with wings, but can take the form of a man. He’s said to be one of the several spirits who hopes to return to heaven. From Dictionnaire Infernal, 1863โ €


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Foras is a great president who commands twenty-nine legions of spirits. He can grant magicians wit, eloquence, and longevity. He’s known for teaching logic, ethics, and magical uses of herbs and precious stones. He also finds treasure and lost items. From Dictionnaire Infernal, 1863. โ €


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Ukobach is a minor demon who is credited as the inventor of fried food and fireworks. Heโ€™s in charge of Hellโ€™s oil cauldrons, which are used to boil souls in their own blood. His skin is red and heโ€™s often shown with a pan of burning coals or a hot poker. From Dictionnaire Infernal, 1863. โ €


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