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Title: The history of the devil and the idea of evil; from the earliest times to the present day

Year: 1899 (1890s)

Authors: Carus, Paul, 1852-1919

Subjects: Devil Demonology Good and evil

Publisher: Chicago : Open Court Pub. Co. London, K. Paul, Trench, Trubner

Contributing Library: University of California Libraries

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torment. In each dungeon there is a ruler ; and the faces of the rulersare all different from one another. The first ruler, in the first dungeon, is crocodile faced, andit hath its tail in its mouth. From the jaws of this dragon therecome forth cold of every kind and freezing, and all diseases ofevery kind : it is called by its authentic name, in its region, Ench-thonin. And the ruler in the second dungeon ; its authentic face is acats : it is called, in its region, Charachar. And the ruler in the third dungeon; its authentic face is adogs: it is called, in its region, Acharoch. And the ruler in the fourth dungeon; its authentic face isa serpents: it is called, in its region, Achrochar. makes his Christ express himself in quite different sermons: they point, in myopinion, to an older gnostic book, or a gnostic gospel. *This reminds us of the myths of the Midgard-serpent and anticipates the in-numerable mediaeval representations of Hell as a big-mouthed dragon. EARLY CHRISTIANITY. 185

 

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