A Persian sorcerer who was killed by a thunderbolt (according to Abdias of Babylon) as St. Simon and St. Jude were martyred. In the account of the possession of the nuns of Loudun, there is also a demon known as Arphaxat, who took possession of the body of Louise de Pinterville.
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