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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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His feet, when he attends the sabbath, are follin those of a goose. Theologians should leave to the poets the depiction of Hell, and not themselves seek to frighten minds with hideous paintings and appalling books” p.

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

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One sees him in the form of a beautiful horse. They have not been reconstructed but are given exactly as in demonogarphia original source work. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Legends of the other world, to serve as a history of Paradise, Purgatory and Hell, with some drafts of characters unconcerned with their soul. Each Anguekkok has in a leathern bottle a familiar spitir, whom he invokes and consults like an oracle.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

If he shows himself ed 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 woman. Thirty six legions are under his orders.

Romantismepersee. He shall reign in Babylon; and there he has the head of an owl.

One could open one for flour, another for turlte doves, a third for a ewe, a fourth for a ram, the fifth for a calf, the sixth for a beef, the seventh for a child.


Ronwe, marquis and count of demonograpyia, who appears in the form of a monster; he gives demonographiz addepts knowledge of languages add the goodwill of the whole world. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Independetly of this good spirit, who is invisible to everyone except the Anguekkok, there are others who, by the intervention of the Anguekkok, teach what one must do or ought to avoid to be happy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mychale, magician who drew down the Moon by the strength of her spells. He is on the Isle of Rugen, in the midst of a somber lake, when dde waters are troubled and whose banks are covered by thick woods, It is there that he likes to torment the fishermen and upset their boats and throw them sometimes almost to the tops of the highest fir trees.

Lucifer was envoked on Monday collinn the middle of a circle in which was his name. Sometimes he resembles a blood hound, or a beef, or a big black bird, or a tree trunk surmounted with a gloomy face. He would appear with the form and face of a beautiful demknographia child.

Rahouart, demon who we know not. He commands sixty legions.

Between andhe resided in Brusselsand then in the Netherlands, before he returned to France after having converted to the Catholic religion. Collkn marked it as to-read Jul 13, He has a raucous voice, a spirit carried away be falsehood; he presents himself in the form of a stork. Pplancy book was first published in and then divided into two volumes, with six reprints—and many changes—between and Anonymous December 19, at 9: She was the mother of the two famous Lapiths, Broteas and Orion.

The Devil Painted by Himself, or, a Gallery of small novels, bizarre tales, prodigious anecdotes about the adventures of demons, the traits that characterize their good qualities and their misfortunes, the right words and the answers that singular their attributes, their loves, and the services they have rendered out to mortals, etc.


In Morality, about the evil and atingy rich, printed at Rouen, undated by Durzel, and played out to the endof the fifteenth century, SAtan has demonogtaphia demon Rahouart for a companion.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

January 28, Plancy-l’AbbayeFrance. It is considered a major work documenting beings, characters, books, deeds and causes which pertain to the manifestations and magic of trafficking with Hell; divinations, occult sciences, grimoires, marvels, errors, prejudices, traditions, folktales, the various superstitions, and generally all manner of marvellous, surprising, mysterious, and supernatural beliefs.

One treats him with little enough respect, regarding him as a buffoon and charlatan. Ukobach, demon of an inferior order.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

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

He was often taken for the king of hell, and, according to several demonomaniacs, he is superior to Satan. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. He shows himself in the guise of a ferocious she-wolf, with the wings of a griffin and a serpent’s tail; under this gracious aspect the marquis vomits flames. When they marched in the fields, they shrank themselves to the height of the grass; but when they ran in the forests, they grew to the size of the tallest trees.

Legends of the Commandments of God. In Milton, Moloch is a frightful and terrible demon covered with mother’s tears and children’s blood.