Book 1 Summary and Analysis

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Satan: the archangel, Lucifer, cast out of Heaven and ruling in Hell

Beelzebub: a fallen angel, second to Satan in power

Moloch: a fallen angel who later proposes “open war” with Heaven

Chemos: a demon who was later the god of the Moabites

Astarte: goddess of the moon fallen from Heaven and now in Hell

Thammuz: a fallen angel who later became a Babylonian god, symbol of fertility

Dagon: a fallen angel who later became a god of the Philistines; a sea monster who is half man, half fish

Rimmon: a fallen angel; later became a Syrian god

Osiris: an Egyptian male deity

Isis: wife of...

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