Bagdana (Judaism)

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Bagdana is a demon in Jewish magical texts from early medieval Mesopotamia.[1] The name is found on incantation bowls,[2][3] and Aramaic incantation texts from Nippur.[4]


  1. ^ Studies in Josephus and the varieties of ancient Judaism 9004153896 Louis H. Feldman, Shaye J. D. Cohen, Joshua Schwartz - 2007 "Shaul Shaked, 76–82., and Shaul Shaked, 'Bagdana, King of the Demons, and Other Iranian Terms in Babylonian Aramaic Magic,' "
  2. ^ A MAGICAL BOWL IN JUDAEO-ARAMAIC E.M. Borobio "A) (1) To bind (2) Bagdana, king (3) of the demons (4) and Great Lord of the Lilits. ... Bagdana, as the "king of demons and Lilits" is called in this text, is a being ..."
  3. ^ The Biblical archaeologist: Volume 41, Issues 1-2 George Ernest Wright, Frank Moore Cross, Edward Fay Campbell - 1978 "(4) For the binding of King Bagdana, the king of demon[s and devils and] the great [ruler] of liliths. 1 adjure (5) you by Lilith Halbas the granddaughter of Li[lith] Zarni [who is sitting] upon the threshold of B3BH D3 (6) and lurking ..."
  4. ^ Aramaic Incantation Texts from Nippur - Page 196 James Alan Montgomery - 2011 "of lead and the 70 exalted priests of Bagdana; and in the name of Bagdana son of Habal (destruction). ... and in the name of lord Ibbol (13) the great angel of the Blast-demons, and in the name of the great God and the great Lord of the ..."