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Adramelech The Fallen

Adramelech is a Great Chancellor of the underworld and President of the HIgh Council of Devils. He oversees the king of demons’ wardrobe. He was worshipped in Sepharvaim, a city of the Assyrians who burned children on his altars. The Rabbis say he shows himself with the face of a mule and sometimes as a peacock. 1

Gustav Davidson describes Adramelech as one of two throne angels along with Asmadai. In demonology, Adramelech is the 8th of 10 archdemons in Beelzebub‘s Order of the Fly.

The first time, Adramelech is mentioned as a son of the Assyrian King Sennacharib who, along with Sharezer, murdered his father while he was worshiping in the temple of his idol, Nisrach. However, the “demon” de Plancy is describing should not be associated with this Adramelech.

The “demon” that de Plancy describes is referenced in the second instance of Adramelech: the Sepharvite god worshiped by human sacrifice.

Adramelech is briefly mentioned as an angelic being defeated and vanquished from Heaven by archan…

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