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5 Archons

Each of the 5 realms of darkness is ruled by an Archon, sometimes also decribed as 5 species of Devils: Demon Lion Eagle Fish Dragon http://www.hermetic.com/sabazius/mani.htm Iadabaoth or Ialdabaoth (who created the six others), Iao, Sabaoth, Adonaios, Elaios, Astaphanos and Horaios (Origen, Contra Celsum, VI.31). ... Paraplex, Hekate, Ariouth (females), Typhon, and Iachtanabas (males). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archon
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