Halhal is the bearer of the sword of Ilbis (the Satan of the Quran). When he appeared before King Solomon, he was covered in blood and breathing fire, and had a bottle of Adam’s son Habil’s blood around his neck. King Solomon ordered Halhal bound, but Halhal convinced the king to allow him to be his servant instead. From Qazwini’s Book of Marvels 18th century⠀
Huma (The Fever) is the jinn most famous for causing illness. He may be adapted from the three-headed demon mentioned in The Testament of Solomon that’s considered responsible for the birth of blind, deaf & epileptic children. From The Book of Felicity,1582⠀
Murra bin al-Harith appeared before King Solomon and told him he was the first to make and play a harp and that it’s the only instrument that gave men sensual pleasure. Like many other jinn, Solomon commanded for him to be bound. From Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing 18th century.⠀
Jin Pengikat Diri Hulubalang Tugal Setabang Alas is a jinn that was summoned to defeat an opponent in buffalo fighting. From Nik Mohamed collection, 1838. ⠀
Mahr bin Hafaf is a jinn from India who would make wine and convince men to drink. He’d encourage them to play harps, lie, murder, and commit all sorts of other sins. King Solomon ordered him to be bound with chains. From Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing, 18th century. ⠀
Aicha Kandicha is a camel-footed jinn from Moroccan folklore, who appears as a beautiful woman and lures men into the desert to kill them. Theories of her origin range from a Phoenician Fertility deity, a real noble woman, and even an anti-colonial resistance fighter.
An afarta is a jnoun (Tunisian jinn) of the air. It flies like a gust of wind and devours chickens, lambs, and small children. They’re among the most powerful jnoun and are responsible for possessions. From Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing 18th century ⠀
Jinn associated with the zodiac sign Aries. From Kitāb-i ʻAjāʾib-i makhlūqāt (The Book of Wonders and Creatures), 1921. ⠀
The Bahamut is a gigantic fish of the marid type of jinn and the base of the structure that holds up the earth. It supports a bull that supports an Angel who stands on a ruby rock, carrying the planet. The bull and fish cause the rising and falling of the tides. ⠀
Jinn associated with the zodiac sign Taurus. From Kitāb-i ʻAjāʾib-i makhlūqāt (The Book of Wonders and Creatures), 1921.⠀
A ghaddar is a giant shaytan (an evil type of jinn) that catches travelers, tortures them, eats their genitals, and then abandons them in the desert. From Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing, 17th Century. ⠀
Jinn associated with the zodiac sign Aquarius. From Kitāb-i ʻAjāʾib-i makhlūqāt (The Book of Wonders and Creatures), 1921.