Encyclopedia > Asmodeus

  Article Content


Asmodeus (supposedly meaning "creature of judgment") was a Persian demon who was incorporated into Jewish folklore[?]. He is featured prominently in the Book of Tobit, where he is defeated by Tobias[?], a pious Jew who was under the protection of the archangel Raphael[?].

Asmodeus is the name by which he is mostly known in the translations of the Book of Tobit. For more information about this demon see also Asmodai.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
User:Oliver Pereira and0rod

...     Contents User:Oliver Pereira/and0rod< User:Oliver Pereira Benjamin ("Ben") Hajioff (born October 23, 1980) is a British artist and ...