Questions tagged [demons]

Questions pertaining to spirits from multiple cultures and mythologies. Most popularly seen as tormented souls that went to hell in Christianity.

7 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
4 votes
1 answer
94 views

Identifying Greco-Roman Mythology reference in Krazy Kat Kartoon

Some months ago I answered a question over on the Literature SE. The question was about a Krazy Kat strip from 1936. In the cartoon, Offisa Pupp takes a nap; he dreams that he meets Krazy and then ...
Spagirl's user avatar
  • 149
4 votes
2 answers
858 views

Where can I find a detailed description of the Akuma?

I've been trying to find information on the Akuma, the fire demon of Japanese folklore, for a manga I'm writing. But all of the sources I went to didn't provide enough detail. And I fear that without ...
JeremiahTDK's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
85 views

Creatures known for excessive planning - demonic or evil favored

I'm looking for creatures that are mostly known for either acting very carefully planned or for providing well thought out plans to others. Specifically creatures that are demonic or otherwise of a ...
maklemenz's user avatar
  • 129
1 vote
0 answers
65 views

Are there any stories of Eisheth in Jewish Kabbalah feeding on souls

"Kabbalistic writings mention Eisheth is responsible for the creation of the Shedim (type of demon). Eisheth feeds upon the souls of humans, specifically those that have fallen from the virtuous ...
Orionixe's user avatar
  • 399
1 vote
0 answers
215 views

Were Cambions originally the demon offspring of a Succubus and Incubus?

The earliest evidenced appearance of the word "cambion" in the sense of an offspring of two demons is in the 1818 French-Language Dictionnaire Infernal. The 1825 edition of that book has the ...
Orionixe's user avatar
  • 399
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

Would Lilith's pact with God be obsolete?

God curses Lilith for her defiance in the Garden of Eden, and as such, Hebraic tradition depicts her as a temptress and slayer of children. She eventually marries Asmodeus, himself a tempter and a ...
Orionixe's user avatar
  • 399
0 votes
1 answer
101 views

Was there a Mythological Being Who had His Eyes Removed and Separated?

WARNING! Spoilers ahead for Blue Exorcist and The 8th Night So, I recently watched a recap of a Korean Mystery-Thriller film called "The 8th Night". The basic premise is that a young monk ...
Matthias Descartes's user avatar