Belphegor


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Belphegor:

see Baal-peorBaal-peor
, in the Bible, local divinity (the Baal) of Peor. According to the Book of Numbers, the Hebrews stayed at Shittim during the wilderness wanderings. While there, Hebrew men had sexual relationships with the local Moabite women.
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Belphegor

fiend turned man; henpecked by wife. [Ital. Lit.: Belphegor, Walsh Classical, 53]
References in classic literature ?
We pored together over such works as the Ververt et Chartreuse of Gresset; the Belphegor of Machiavelli; the Heaven and Hell of Swedenborg; the Subterranean Voyage of Nicholas Klimm by Holberg; the Chiromancy of Robert Flud, of Jean D'Indagine, and of De la Chambre; the Journey into the Blue Distance of Tieck; and the City of the Sun by Campanella.
In the game, players must save the world of Eirhenge from chaos and destruction by battling the two-headed dragon Belphegor and defeating a powerful cursed knight.
7 In 1589 a German bishop claimed there were actually seven 'princes' of hell: Lucifer, Mammon, Asmodeus, Leviathan, Beelzebub, Satan and Belphegor
The organisers of the 15th ICCCR said in a statement, 'We invite everyone interested in any Citroen, from 1919 to the present day, to join us - from B2 to Belphegor, from 2CV to DS5.
April 21, bands performing include Overkill, iwrestledabearonce, Protest the Hero, Periphery, Bane, Shipwreck, Cruel Hand, Aborted, The Mongoloids, Belphegor, System Divide, Naysayer, The Greenery, Diamond Plate and Rotting Out.
In Belfagor--spelled Belphegor in "The Fall of the House of Usher" (1839)--a demon comes to earth to prove that women damn men to hell.
By contrast, Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre (Sunday) is a modern day update of the hit 60s French television mini series.
Highlights include the new thriller Belphegor - Phantom of the Louvre, starring Julie Christie and Sophie Marceau, which is being screened at the UGC tonight.
A number of celebrities have already been invited to attend the festival, including Ioan Gruffudd and Julie Christie, who will be seen in the French film Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre.
French actress Sophie Marceau appears with Julie Christie in another festival highlight, Belphegor - Phantom of the Louvre, which tells the tale of a sometimes terrifying, sometimes human creature haunting the Louvre museum in Paris at night.