Judeo-Christian Creatures

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Creatures: African * American * Arthurian * Asian * Celtic * Classical * European * Germanic * Judeo-Christian * Middle Eastern * Oceanic
Spirits: African * American * Arthurian * Asian * Celtic * Classical * European * Germanic * Judeo-Christian * Middle Eastern * Oceanic
Mortals: African * American * Arthurian * Asian * Celtic * Classical * European * Germanic * Judeo-Christian * Middle Eastern * Oceanic
Locations: African * American * Arthurian * Asian * Celtic * Classical * European * Germanic * Judeo-Christian * Middle Eastern * Oceanic
Artifacts: African * American * Arthurian * Asian * Celtic * Classical * European * Germanic * Judeo-Christian * Middle Eastern * Oceanic

  • aluka (Israeli) - vampiric spirit
  • anakim - same as nephilim
  • angel - messengers of God; linked to stars (fallen angels = falling stars); according to Jewish scholars, there are 301,655,722
  • Apocalyptic Beast - beasts/dragons that will rise at time of Apocalypse
  • banim shovavin - half-demon sons of succubi
  • Behemoth - giant monster (hippo?); mate/enemy of Leviathan
  • Broxa - bird that sucks goat milk at night
  • bunis (Medieval Christian) - demons serving Bune
  • Demogorgon - invented primordial being or Demiurge
  • demon - fallen angels; according to some there are 6666 legions of 6666 demons each (for 44,435,556 total demons)
  • draconopedes (Medieval European) - serpents with woman's head; one tempted Eve
  • dyybuk - possessing ghost escaped from Gehenna
  • enim - race of giants
  • Estrie - female vampire that preys mostly on children
  • gibborim - race of giants; whipped out in flood; lived alongside nephilim
  • golem - automaton created by magic by a priest; controlled with tablet under its tongue; does chores
  • hydrus/idrus (Medieval) - Nile sea serpent; three-headed enemy of crocodile; rolled in mud then slipped down crocodile's jaws and tunneled out from inside
  • leontophone (Medieval) - serpent whose flesh is poisonous to lions; lions hate them
  • Leviathan - giant sea monster (crocodile/whale?)
  • lilim - daughters of Lilith and Samael; demons like succubi
  • maskilim (Hebrew) - term for mystics
  • mazikeen - invisible demons (or djinn/Shedeem) that create annoyances or hazards
  • nephilim - children of angels and men; possibly giants
  • ob - familiar spirit in an object
  • Rahab - angel/demon/dragon of the sea
  • Re'em/Reem - horned beast, possibly unicorn or aurochs
  • rephaim - giants; possibly same as nephilim
  • ruach - demons or spirits, possibly once human; cause disease
  • se'irim/sahirim - goat demons of the desert
    • serim (Semitic) - hairy spirits of the desert
  • shedim - devils or goblins
  • teraphim (Hebrew) - house spirits
  • zamzummim - race of giants destroyed by God; possibly the Zuzim tribe
  • ziz - giant bird; blots out sun; immortal king of birds; grouped with behemoth and leviathan

Gnostic

  • aeon - proto-angelic emanations of God
  • archon - angelic rulers of the universe created by the Demiurge
  • uthra - angels