Smart, sexy, and potentially deadly, the Succubus is not a demon to be underestimated. Bat wings, barbed tails, curled horns, and glowing eyes are all common among modern Succubi. From the dawn of their legend well through the medieval ages, Succubi were considered hideous, deformed creatures. They were somewhat smaller than average people, and they stooped and crawled instead of walking upright. Their feet were like raptors, their faces like gargoyles, and their fingers tipped in ragged claws.
Unusual cases of succubus: A cultural phenomenon manifesting as part of psychopathology
Ardat Lili: A night demon; a succubus, or a young female spirit associated with children and pregnant women, also a storm demon. One in the demon-triad formed by Lilu the male , Lilitu the female , and Ardat Lili the handmaid. Batibat: A female nightmare demon that causes death during sleep, associated with trees. Empusa: A shapeshifter, a demonic female with one leg that of a donkey and the other of brass, pursues travelers and eats them. Gorgon : The personification of female wisdom and mysteries, a protector, creator of life and bringer of death. From Greek gorgo terrible.
Succubus is also known as demon female lover who approaches males in their dreams to have sex. This is the phenomenon which is rarely described in psychiatric literature. It is more identified as a cultural belief in different religions.
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