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Aeshma is the Younger Avestan name of Zoroastrianism's demon of "wrath." As a hypostatic entity, Aeshma is variously interpreted as "wrath," "rage," and "fury." His standard epithet is "of the bloody mace.
- also known as 艾什瑪
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The Jewish Encyclopedia (1901)
A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler
AEshma is an enemy of Sraoscha, ne of the good angels that serve Ahuramazda. 'shHis Func- ma's design is directed preeminently tion. toward imbuing the hearts of men with anger and revenge. Indeed, all the evil in the world is occasioned ...
by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner
Aeshma (Zoroastrian; Persia) Also known as: Aesm(Pahlavi dialect). One of Angra ...
Dictionary of Satanism (2015)
by Wade Baskin
The Persians added the word daeva tothename Aeshma. Aeshma daeva, 'demon of lust,' later was identified as the king of the demons. The genie of concupiscence became a satellite of Satan in Christian theology. Asmodeuswas the name of ...
A Historical Encyclopedia by Mehrdad Kia
Aeshma acts as an ally of Ahriman “and the impersonation of invasion,” robbery, and pillaging, “the chief scourge” of early Zoroastrians (The Zend-Avesta, Part III: xix).
by Gertrude Jobes
DEMON Abasy Abbadona Abigor Abiku A bonsam Abtagigi Abyzu Acham A da ma stör Adrammelech Adversary, The Aegeon Aeife Aello Aeshma Afiti Afrasiyab Afrit ( Afreet) ...
by Arthur Cotterell
Thus did Shemhazai and Azazel, who fathered 'the wicked demon Asmodaeus', the Zoroastrian Aeshma. On the Day of Atonement the priests had to sacrifice a second ram. One scapegoat was for the sins of Israel, the other for Azazel.
Dictionary of Witchcraft (2014)
by David Pickering
It is thought that this demonwas descended ultimatelyfrom the Persian deity Aeshma Daeva, the god ofanger, who moved men to thoughts of revenge. Adopted by the Jews,hewasfrequently depicted causing trouble between husbands and ...
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Scrabble value of A1E1S1H4M3A1
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