Beelzebub (Demon)

Beelzebub is a demon notable for appearing by name in the Bible. He is often associated with flies and pestilence, and called the Lord of the Flies.

From The Bible:

Matthew 12:24

"But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, “This man casts out demons only by Beelzebul the ruler of the demons.'"

This demon derived from the diety Charon

The grouping Binsfeld's classification of demons includes this demon.

The spells The art of seeing who has bewitched another's animals To conjure up the evil spirits to force a thief to return that which he has stolen Fart-runes To gain the love of Man or Woman invokes this demon.

This demon is associated with the directions South Gluttony Envy

This demon was of the angelic order Cherubim

Illustration of Beelzebub

Illustration of Beelzebub source: archive.org

Timeline of related events

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In this century: Canonization of the Bible (lists this demon) Publication of the Testament of Solomon (lists this demon)

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In this century: Publication of the Magical Treatise of Solomon (lists this demon) Publication of The Munich Manual (lists this demon)

1410

Lanterne of Light written (lists this demon)

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1530

In this decade: The Cambridge Book of Magic written (lists this demon)

1577

Book of Oberon completed (lists this demon)

1589

Binsfeld's classification of demons written (includes this demon)

1600

In this century: Publication of The Secrets of Solomon (lists this demon)

1608

Publication of the Book of Abramelin (lists this demon)

1630

In this decade: Publication of the Grimoire of Arthur Gauntlet (lists this demon)

1667

Publication of Paradise Lost (lists this demon)

1700

1790

In this decade: Black Books of Elverum written (lists this demon)

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1801

Publication of The Magus (lists this demon)

1817

Publication of Grimorium Verum (lists this demon)

1818

Publication of Dictionnaire Infernal (lists this demon)