Lilith – Creature of the Night – Demons and Archangels

The Creature of the Night, Lilith is often envisioned as a dangerous demon of the night, who is sexually wanton, and who steals babies in the darkness. Although it is possible She was used as a “scapegoat” Those who point the finger, springs to mind. The character is generally thought to derive in part from a historically far earlier class of female demons known as lilītu in ancient Mesopotamian religion, found in the cuneiform texts of Sumer, the Akkadian Empire, Assyria, and Babylonia. In Jewish folklore, from the satirical book Alphabet of Sirach 700 to 1000 A D onwards, Lilith appears as Adam’s first wife, who was created at the same time and from the same dirt as Adam compare Genesis 1-27. This contrasts with Eve, who was created from one of Adam’s ribs: Genesis 2-22. The legend developed extensively during the Middle Ages, in the tradition of Aggadah, the Zohar, and Jewish mysticism. For example, in the 13th-century writings of Isaac ben Jacob ha-Cohen, Lilith left Adam after she refused to become subservient to him and then would not return to the Garden of Eden after she had coupled with the archangel Samael.

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