Amy (demon)

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Amy (also Auns, Hanar, Hanni) is a Goetic demon described in the Lesser Key of Solomon,[1] in Thomas Rudd's version (as Auns),[2] the Pseudomonarchia Daemonum,[3] the Dictionnaire Infernal,[4] and (as Hanni) in the Munich Manual of Demonic Magic[5][6][7] as a President, appearing initially as a flame before turning to a human form. He is claimed to teach astronomy and liberal arts, give familiars, incite positive reactions from rulers, and (according to all sources except the Munich Manual) reveal treasures. According to all sources, he rules over thirty six legions of demons. According to Johann Weyer, he was of both the order of angels and potestats (powers), and holds the futile hope of returning to the seventh heaven after twelve centuries. According to Rudd, Amy is opposed by the Shemhamphorasch angel Ieialel.[8]

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  1. ^ Lemegeton Clavicula Salomonis: The Lesser Key of Solomon, Detailing the Ceremonial Art of Commanding Spirits Both Good and Evil; ed. Joseph H. Peterson; Weiser Books, Maine; 2001. p.33-36
  2. ^ The Goetia of Dr Rudd; Thomas Rudd, Ed. Stephen Skinner & David Rankine; 2007, Golden Hoard Press. p.160-169
  3. ^ Pseudomonarchia Daemonum (Liber officiorum spirituum); Johann Weyer, ed. Joseph Peterson; 2000. Available online at Esoteric Archives. par 60-69
  4. ^ Dictionnaire infernal: ou Répertoire universel des êtres, des personnages, Jacques Collin de Plancy, 1853, available on Google Books. p.30-39
  5. ^ Forbidden Rites: A Necromancer's Manual of the Fifteenth Century; Richard Kieckhefer; Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, PA; 1997. P. 165-167 and 291-293
  6. ^ Rudd, ed. Skinner & Rankine, p.34
  7. ^ Introduction by Joseph Peterson to Pseudomonarchia Daemonum (Liber officiorum spirituum); Johann Weyer, ed. Joseph Peterson; 2000. Available online at Esoteric Archives
  8. ^ Rudd, ed. Skinner & Rankine, p.366-376