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Definition of the noun Agathodaemon

What does Agathodaemon mean as a name of something?


  1. A benevolent spirit as opposed to a cacodemon (an evil daemon).


Who is Agathodaemon?

Agathodaemon a.k.a. Agathodaimon was an alchemist in late Roman Egypt, known only from fragments quoted in medieval alchemical treatises, chiefly the Anepigraphos, which refer to works of his believed to be from the 3rd century. He is primarily remembered for his various descriptions of elements and minerals, most particularly his descriptions of a method of producing silver, and of a substance he had created, which he called a 'fiery poison', and which, judging by his account, was arsenic trioxide, a highly toxic amphoteric oxide.


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Agathodaemon: In ancient Greek religion, Agathos Daimon or Agathodaemon was a daemon or presiding spirit of the vineyards and grainfields and a personal companion spirit, similar to the Roman genius, ensuring good luck, health, and wisdom.

Phrases with Agathodaemon

  1. Hydrovatus agathodaemon
  2. species Hydrovatus agathodaemon

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agathodaemon

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Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Among ancient writers, agathodaemon is a denomination given to a kind of serpents, bred up and revered by the tgyptians, from an opinion of some sanctity residing in them. They are also called dragons, and tabuloufly described as having ...

Google previewAlbertine (2016)

by Décio Gomes

CHAPTER XIX DIANNE'S SECRET “Agathodaemon is a spirit that lives in the CHAPTER XIX.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

Among ancient writers, agathodaemon is a denomination given to a kind of serpents, bred up and revered Ey the Egyptians, from an opinion of some sanctity residing in them.. They are also called dragons, and fabulously described as having ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 4th, 5th, and 6th eds (1824)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica

Agathodaemon, Cncph, or Chnuphis, appears to be the oldest representative of the divine power admitted by the...

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Copper alloy statuette of the god Sarapis Amun Agathodaemon. One of the rare preserved statues of this deity. Athens, National Museum.

Photo credit: c.a.francese

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Agathodaemon Meaning

Video shows what agathodaemon means. A benevolent spirit as opposed to a cacodemon (an evil daemon).. Agathodaemon Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1G2A1T1H4O1D2A1E1M3O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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