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Definition of the noun Agathodaimon

What does Agathodaimon mean as a name of something?


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


Agathodaimon was a gothic/symphonic black metal band from Mainz, Germany.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agathodaimon

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Google previewThe Wedding of Sophia (2003)

The Divine Feminine in Psychoidal Alchemy by Jeffrey Raff

g The Agathodaimon is a figure that appears in the writings of the early alchemist Zosimos and represents both a wise teacher and the prima materia itself, which is subjected to horrible torments in its transformative process.g Sophia and the ...

Google previewMysteria Magica (2004)

Fundamental Techniques of High Magick by Melita Denning, Osborne Phillips

AGATHODAIMON is a central and timeless presence in deep human experience. Perpetuated in Gnostic tradition from an earlier Egyptian formulation, AGATHODAIMON is identified with the beneficent and life sustaining aspects of the solar ...

Google previewDictionary of Alchemy (2015)

From Maria Prophetessa to Isaac Newton by Mark Haeffner

Early alchemical texts in Greek are attributed to Democritos, Isis, Iamblichus, Moses, Ostanes, Maria Prophetissa, Kleopatra, Agathodaimon, Hermes and Komarios. As with magical and alchemical works of the Middle Ages, there is a striving to ...

Google previewMuhammad in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God [2 volumes] (2014)

by Coeli Fitzpatrick Ph.D., Adam Hani Walker

The passage on the Laylat al-Qadar in Epistle 44 sets Muhammad in a sequence of prophets (Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus but also Ahriman, Yazdan, the Hermetic Agathodaimon, and Plato) who are meant to have accepted “the basic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sacred Language of All Scriptures and Myths (Routledge Revivals) (2016)

by G Gaskell

See Agathodaimon, Atman, Birds (two), Fig-fruit, Higher and lower selves, Individuality, Mind, Personality, Self. DEMONS:— A symbol of intelligences on the buddhic and higher mental planes, which assist evolution and are related to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Angels (2004)

by Rosemary Guiley

In the Hellenistic period, there was a popular belief in a good daimon, called an agathodaimon, who functioned as a kind of guardian angel. An evil daimon was referred to as a kakodaimon. Plato In Epinomis 984–985, Plato distinguishes ...

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words (2016)

by Robert Sungenis

Greek: agathodaimon (agathos: good + daimon: a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy (2006)

by Rosemary Guiley

A good daimon is called an agathodaimon, and an evil daimon is called a kakodaimon. Christianity assigned all of them to the infernal ranks of DEMONS, along with all pagan deities. Daimones include various classes of entities, such as ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Islam (1954)

by Sir H. A. R. Gibb

date a number of writings disseminated under the names of Hermes, Thoth, Agathodaimon, Cleopatra, Moses, Solomon, Mary, Jesus, Democritus (or Democrates), ...

Google previewThe Oxford Classical Dictionary (2012)

by Simon Hornblower, Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow

Dunand, LIMC 'Agathodaimon'. RCTP Agave See PENTHEUS. Agdistis, a form of the Phrygian mother-goddess; at *Pessinus *Cybele was called Agdistis ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1887)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings

In reference to the actions ascribed to them, the demons were divided into good and bad — and kaJcodaintunes. These evil demons were not, however, originally supposed to be hostile to the divinity or supreme demon.

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

agathodaimon a'ga-thd-di 'mon.(Gr) n one's good genius. a gauche a gosh. (Fr) to the left; on the left. agave a-ga 've, n a plant of the aloe-like American genus Agave of amaryllids, in Mexico usu flowering about the seventh year, ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2A1T1H4O1D2A1I1M3O1N1

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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