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Daimon   Listen

An evil supernatural being.  Synonyms: daemon, demon, devil, fiend.

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"Daimon" Quotes from Famous Books

... own idea of his "other soul," or genius; see above, p. 75. But we do not know for certain that it was presented to him in this way by Panaetius, though Posidonius (ap. Galenum, 469) used the word [Greek: daimon] in this sense, as did the later Stoics; see Mulder, de Conscientiae notione, p. 71. Seneca, Ep. 41. 2, uses the word spiritus: "Sacer intra nos spiritus sedet ... in unoquoque virorum bonorum, quis deus incertum est, habitat deus" (from Virg. Aen. viii. 352). Cp. Marcus ...
— The Religious Experience of the Roman People - From the Earliest Times to the Age of Augustus • W. Warde Fowler

Words linked to "Daimon" :   evil spirit, incubus, fiend, dibbuk, dybbuk, succuba, succubus

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