Furcas

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In demonology, Furcas or Forcas is a Knight of Hell (the rank of Knight is unique to him), and rules 20 legions of demons.[1] He teaches Philosophy, Astronomy (Astrology to some authors), Rhetoric, Logic, Chiromancy and Pyromancy.

Furcas is depicted as a strong old man with white hair and long white beard, who rides a horse while holding a sharp weapon (pitch fork).

Furcas is a knight and commeth foorth in the similitude of a cruell man, with a long beard and a hoarie head, he sitteth on a pale horsse, carrieng in his hand a sharpe weapon, he perfectlie teacheth practike philosophie, rhetorike, logike, astronomie, chiromancie, pyromancie, and their parts: there obeie him twentie legions.

Johann Weyer (1583)[2]

The etymology of his name may be derived from the Latin word furca, meaning fork,[3] or from Greco-Roman also meaning a sepulchre (tomb).[4]

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