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Balan

Balan

According to Johan Weyer, a great and terrible demon monarch among the infernal powers. He has three heads, those of a bull, a man, and a ram. Joined to these by the tail is a serpent, the eyes of which burn with fire. Balan rides an enormous bear. He commands 40 of the infernal legions and rules over finesse, ruses, and middle courses.

Sources:

Weyer, Johannes. Witches, Devils and Doctors in the Renaissance: Johann Weyer, De Praestigiis. Edited by George Mora. Binghamton, N.Y.: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1991.

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