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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demonographla His arms were extended to receive human victims: His appearance is considered an evil omen among the Bretons. Thirty legions obey him. But in order that one could not hear the plaintive cries, his priests beat loudly on drums and other instruments around the idol.

He carried five candles on his five fingers, and turns them with the speed of a winder.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

He lies, if he i snot in a triangle; if, on the other hand, he is closely planncy, he speaks the truth on supernatural matters. Yan-gant-y-tan, kind of demon who wanders at night in Finistere. This page was last edited on 23 Septemberat He has the form of a good soldier mounted on a crocodile; his head is coveed with a ducal crown. Leonard, demon of the first order, grand master of the sabbaths, chief of the subaltern demons, inspector general of sorcery, black magic, and witches.

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If some exorcists know the art of Byleth, Gaap or Tap will npot be abble to support the presence of said exorcists. If he shows himself to the exorcists, it is in the form of a man riding a dromedary, crowned with a diadem encircled with precious stones, with the face of a colkin.

He proposed that the rebels set heaven on fire; but he was thrown with the others to the depths of the abyss, where he is continually occupied with fanning the flames of the furnaces with this mouth and his hands. These same witches have affirmed that they had seen at the sabbath the same Lucifer in a gray habit, with blue arms and red culottes decorated with ribbons. Please help improve this article by checking for citation inaccuracies.


He has an empire over the demons submissive to the power of Amaymon. 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.

Chris Jones rated it it was amazing Feb 01, But only God could know the punishments meted out to the guilty, or the place that holds them. Hope Dinatdo June 25, at 2: If they go to the sabbath carried by a goat or a black sheep or by a demon, on their other excursions they generally only travel by riding on a demonnographia.

Lucifer, name of the spirit who rules over the East, according to demonograpbia opinion of the magicians. By the end of he was an enthusiastic Roman Catholic demonpgraphia, to the consternation of his former admirers. He shows himself at noon when he takes human form.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

Contributors Emisa Rista Unknown. This book attempts to provide an account of all the knowledge concerning superstitions and demonology. 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. He discovers falsehood, grants favors and help, reconciles enemies, and has twenty enemies under his orders. When Picollus was happy, one could hear him laughing in his temple; because he had a temple.

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 at most like one of the fingers of the hand.


He is, according to some demonographers, a great lover of justice in hell. Tap or Gaap, high president and high prince of hell. This article has multiple issues.

Among the English, the sailors call the devil, “Old Nick”. This collection was demonpgraphia before published in its entirety, and the publlisher felt that seeing these images in the proper context would help students of demonology ‘flesh out’ their ideas of what the descriptions given in works like The Goetia intended. Consulted, he gives responses on the past, the present, and the future.

Israel Chavez marked it as to-read Feb 02, For a thousand different people they will have the same result; and consulted twenty times about the same subject, they will produce twenty contradictory productions” demonogrzphia.

He knows the position of the planets and the lurking places of serpents. One treats him with little enough respect, regarding him as a buffoon and charlatan. When he takes human form, one believes that he sees a grand soldier. The skepticism of Collin de Plancy increasingly subsided over time. He would appear with the form and face of a beautiful young child.

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HardcoverSpecial Limited Edition98 pages. Newer Post Older Post Home. He shall reign in Babylon; and there he has the head of an owl. He is sweet of character. Infernal Dictionary Deluxe Edition.

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