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Encyclopedia of demons in world religions and cultures

Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2012] ©2012
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"This volume catalogs nearly three thousand demons in the mythologies and lore of virtually every ancient society and most religions. Entries offer descriptions, demon's origins, appearance, and cultural significance. Also included are descriptions of the demonic and diabolical members making up the hierarchy of Hell and the numerous species of demons that populate the earth and plague mankind"--Provided by  Read more...
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Bane, Theresa, 1969-
Encyclopedia of demons in world religions and cultures.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012
(DLC) 2011049234
(OCoLC)733232513
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Bane
ISBN: 9780786488940 0786488948
OCLC Number: 774276733
Description: 1 online resource (v, 409 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Table of Contents --
Preface --
Introduction --
The Encyclopedia --
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Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Theresa Bane.

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