catalog of demons
- ( deserter from God ) - in Enoch I , Asbeel is included
the fallen angels. He imparted to the holy sons of God evil council and led them astray through the daughters of men.
- ( Asredel, Asradel Shariel ) - the name is a corruption of Sahariel.
Asderel is an evil archangel who taught the course of the moon.
- ( Ashmodai, Asmodee, Asmadai, Asmodeus, Chammaday, Sydonay,
ect.)- (also known as Asmodeus) is often called the king of the Jewish
demons, many of whom study Torah, and will not harm a human Torah scholar!
Ashmedai himself is said to ascend to Heaven to study. He also seems
to have a sense of humor with a mean streak; there are a number of stories
concerning him getting the better of King Solomon when the King became
cocky with him. In rabbinic lore, a messenger of God, hence an angel.
However being an opponent of Solomon and ruler of the south, with 66
legions of spirits under him, he is usually regarded as an evil spirit
himself,some occult sources going so far as to identify him with the
serpent who seduced Eve in the garden of eden. [ Rf. Mathers, The Greater
Key of Solomon.] Good or evil, angel or demon, he is not considered
harmful; he has been characterized as a cherub, prince of sheddim,
and as the great philosopher. [ Rf. Jung, Fallen Angels
in Jewish, Christian and Mohammedan Literature; Muller, History of Jewish
...Asmoday, makes men invisible
has knowledge of
the future, according to Budge, Amulets and Tailsmans, p.377.
Asmoday teaches mathematics and can make men invisible. He giveth
the ring of Vertues and governs 72 legions of infernal spirits.
When invoked, he manifests as a creature with 3 heads ( bull, ram, man).
- in ceremonial magic, the angel with dominion over the month of April.
He is also ( as cited in Camfield, A Theological Discourse