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In Persian mythology, peris are descended from fallen angels who have been denied paradise until they have done penance. In earlier sources they are described as agents of evil; later, they are benevolent. They are exquisite, winged, fairy-like creatures ranking between angels and evil spirits.

Allegory of the Five Obstinate Monsters 1575 - 1618 Anon

Sailor's Amulet - Photo by Marc Green

LUCIFER - The Devil at centre, with three faces and three pairs of wings, standing in a pool and devouring a damned soul, against dark background. Titled in top centre: "LVCIFER." Lettered extensively around image with excerpts of Dante's Divina Comedia. Engraving made by Cornelis Galle I, After Lodovico Cigoli, Belgium, 1591-1650.

The 4 Horseman: Famine and Fear