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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He is envoked first in the litanies of the sabbath. He has the form of a good soldier mounted on a crocodile; his head is coveed with a ducal crown. 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.

Lists with This Book. Ronwe, marquis and count of hell, who appears in the form of a monster; he gives his addepts knowledge of languages add the goodwill of the whole world.

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Among the English, the sailors call the devil, “Old Nick”. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. It is in his demnographia that Rahouart carries the soul of the demonogeaphia when he is dead. Open Preview See a Problem? Lucifer, name of the spirit who rules over the East, according to the opinion of the magicians.

Pruflas or Busas, high prince and grand duke of the infernal empire. He would appear with the form and face of a beautiful young child.

When he appears in the form of a man, he speaks of the divine essence. Ukobach, demon of an inferior order. For example, the book reassures its contemporaries as to the torments of Hell: He was content with a mouse or venison-bit as the price of his compliance.

Orobas, high prince of the somber empire. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


This book attempts xollin provide an account of all the knowledge concerning superstitions and demonology.

Names of Demons from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal

Views Read Edit View history. One cites another book attributed to the prophets Eli and Elijah, with which Gaap is conjured by the virtue of the saints’ names of God contained in the Key of Solomon. They have not been reconstructed but are given exactly as in the original source work. He shows himself at noon when he takes human form.

He is as powerful as Byleth. One says that he is perfectly facetious, and that one of his tricks is to pull witches off the brooms they were riding on to the sabbath and give them a ride pn his shoulders; this was attested to by the witches of Moira, is Sweden, in No trivia or quizzes yet.

Corps of Doom: Demonographia ~ Collin de Plancy IV

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Volac, high president of hell; he appears in the form of a child with the wings of an angel, mounted on a two-headed dragon.

Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal, depicting many of the demons and dignitaries named in the classic literature o Limited to 1, copies, each invidually numbered, this book is a first edition, limited clllin, and first English translation of the French text. He knows the position of the planets and the lurking places of serpents.

But in order that one could not hear the plaintive cries, his priests beat loudly on drums and other instruments around the idol.

Their cries were frightful. One sees him in the form of a beautiful horse. He obeys exorcists and the domination of angels and commands thirty legions. Under this name and in the form dollin a kelpie, devil-horse of the scots, he frequents the lakes and the rivers of the Scandinavia, where he raises tempests, hurricanes and hailstorms.


Anecdotes of the nineteenth century or stories, recent anecdotes, features and little known words, singular adventures, various quotations, compilations and curious pieces, to be used for the history of the customs and the mind of the century in which we live, compared with centuries past.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. 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.

Wall, great and powerful duke of the somber empire; he has the form of a dromedary, tall and terrible, if he takes human form, he speaks Egyptian; he knows the present, the past, and the future; he was of the order of the POwers.

He was adored by the Ammonites under the form of a bronze statue seated on a throne of the same metal, having a calf’s head surmonted with a royal crown. Malphas, grand-president of hell, who appears in the form of a raven.

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.

He has also the management of visions and dreams. Wikimedia Commons has demonoggaphia related to Dictionnaire Infernal. He points out hidden treasures which are not guarded by evil spirits.

According to Scandinavian mythology, principal source of all popular beliefs of Germany and England, Odin takes the name of Nickar or Anickar when he acts as a destroyer or evil genie. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Influenced by VoltaireCollin de Plancy initially did not believe in superstition.