Demonic Encyclo

A Aamon or Amon – Christian.  A Marquis of Hell and the seventh of the 72 Goetic demons who governs forty infernal legions. He may appear as a fire breathing wolf with a snake’s tail, as a man with dog’s teeth situated inside of a raven, or as a raven-headed man. He tells of all … Read more


The word grimoire is from the Old French grammaire, or grammar. Latin “grammars” (books on Latin syntax and diction) were considered in the Middle Ages as books of basic instruction. Today, a grimoire is considered as a book of magical knowledge, with instructions for its use to achieve certain ends. Most grimoires were written between … Read more

Number and hierarchy of angels

The most influential Christian angelic hierarchy was that put forward by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite in the 5th or 6th century in his book De Coelesti Hierarchia (On the Celestial Hierarchy), completed by Thomas Aquinas (Summa Theologiae). Angels are divided into three types and nine orders. Highest orders Seraphim Cherubim Thrones Middle orders Dominions Virtues Powers … Read more

Number and hierarchy of demons

Lists of demons occur in some of the darker grimoires, notable among them the Lemegeton or Lesser Key of Solomon. This is a collection of tracts about ritual evocation and spirit magic. The first tract is named The Goetia and consists of a descriptive list of the seventy-two demons which were bound by King Solomon … Read more

Periods of Increased Demon Activity

Some historians of times past believed that there were cycles during which demonic activity increased, and used this theory to explain various occurrences, much in the same way as today’s economic historians might explain historical events in terms of trade, productivity and other factors.  These older historians saw a rise in demonic activity accompanying such … Read more

Powers of angels

Basically, all angels are invisible to physical sight, inaudible to physical hearing and intangible to physical touch. (Psalms 104:4; Colossians 1:16) They all can fly at tremendous speeds. They have spherical senses, which means they sense surroundings in all directions at once. (Ezekiel 10:12; Revelation 4:8) They see in every direction at once, hear in … Read more

Powers of demons

The Bible says the following about the power of demons. Demons are able to enter and control both humans and animals. For He had said to him, “Come out of the man, you unclean spirit!” Now there on the hillside a great herd of swine was feeding; So He gave them permission. And the unclean … Read more

Gender of angels

Most theologies agree that angels are technically genderless in the normal human sense, however: Angels are given tasks such as warrior, herald, guard (at the gates of Eden), wrestler (of Jacob), mover of large stones (at the tomb of Christ), which in traditional societies would all have been tasks typically performed by men. The few … Read more