demonophobia


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demonophobia

an abnormal fear of spirits and demons.
See also: Demons
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(65) On the growing demonophobia that characterizes Western European culture from the second half of the twelfth century, see Jeffrey Burton Russell, Lucifer: The Devil in the Middle Ages (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1984), 159-207; Georges Minois, Le diable (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1998), 51-73; Muchembled, Une histoire du diable, 19-51; Boudet, Entre science et nigromance, 205-78; Rider, Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages, 135-59; Cohn, Europe's Inner Demons, 16-34.