Category: Demonology

Leshy

Leshy, the Lord of the Russian Forest

The Leshy or Lyeshy (Belor: лясу́н Lyasun, лесаві́к Lesovik; Ukr. лісови́к Lisovik; Pol: Laskowiec) is a forest spirit, widely known among Russians (especially in the North), and to a lesser extent representations about him...

Naamah, Abyzou Lilith Agrat bat Mahalath Eisheth Zenunim

Jewish Femmes Fatales for Dummies

Jewish culture is rather cramped, when it comes to human sexuality. In ancient times the Egyptians, Babylonians and, of course, especially the Greeks, were a lot more liberated in this context. It is therefore...

Cerberus and Heracles - Etching by Antonio Tempesta (Italy Florence 1555–1630)

Cerberus, The Demon Dog of the Underworld

Kerberos (Greek Κέρβερος, latinized Cerberus, also known as Zerberus – “demon of the pit” is in Greek mythology a mostly multi-headed dog that guards the entrance to the underworld so that no living person...