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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It is this which has given plae to confounding Moloch with Mithras and his seven mysterious gates with the seven chambers. In their minds, it is he who suddenly covers this mountain with clouds and who sxcites tempests.

This book attempts to provide an account of all the knowledge concerning superstitions and demonology. For example, the book reassures its contemporaries as to the torments of Hell: Orobas, high prince of the somber empire.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

Romantismepersee. But only God could know the punishments meted out to the guilty, or the place that holds them.

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. 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.


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” p.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture by Jacques Albin Simon Collin de Plancy

In were added some images that made it famous: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He has the form of a good soldier mounted on a crocodile; his head is coveed with a ducal crown. Lucifer, name of the spirit who rules over the East, according ;lancy the opinion of the magicians.

He steals the silver in houses he possesses and returns it only at the end of twelve hundred years, if everything is still in order. Labels Fragments 13 Personal 23 Poetry 22 Translations She would appear at Magdebuorg, where she would go for a walk with a basket under her arm: 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.

From the Scandinavian Nickar are descended the mermen and the merwomen, the nixiesof the Teutons. Hope Dinatdo June 25, at 2: He is charged by Belzebuth with maintaining the oil in the infernal boilers.

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Retrieved from ” https: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For the French diplomat, bibliophile and art collector, see Victor Collin de Plancy. By the end of he was an enthusiastic Roman Catholicto the consternation of his former admirers.


The Chronicle of Godfrey de Bouillonand the kingdom of Jerusalem. One sees him in the form of a beautiful horse. He has an empire over the demons submissive to the power of Amaymon. Legends of the Commandments of God.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

Thirty six legions are under his orders. When he shows himself in a human form, the sound of his voice is raucous; he builds citadels and impregnable towers, overthrows the enemies’ ramparts, finds good workers, gives familiars, receives sacrifices and deceives the sacrificers; forty legions obey him. He commands four of the principal kings of the infernal empire.

Catalogue of reptiles and batrachians of the department of Aube and study on the geographical distribution of the reptiles and batrachians of the east of France. Limited to 1, copies, each invidually numbered, this book is a first edition, limited edition, and first English translation of the French text. Remy marked it as to-read May 26, If Paymon is evoked with some sacrifice or libation, he can appear accompanied by the two great princes Bebal and Abalam.