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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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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Aeshma assails the souls ofthe dead asthey approach ChinvatBridge. This fiend is in opposition to the Amesha Spenta Vohu Manah and isheld in check by Sraosha, the personification of obedience and devotion, who will eventually defeat ...

Google previewThe Persian Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2016)

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).

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religions (2008)

by John G. R. Forlong

Aeshma. The Persian Aeshma-Deva (see Asmodeus). Af. Afa (see Ab). In Dahomey Afa is an androgynous god of Wisdom, much consulted as to marriages and sexual matters, mothers ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

AEshma grandis. Inhabits Europe.

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