Baal

Canaanite - A fertility-god, god of storms. Son of Dagan or El. Twin brother of Mot. Husband and brother of Anat. Husband of Arisya, Baalat, Padriya and Talliya, some say. Father of the Baalim, Pidray, the Sasuratum and Talay. He fought a battle with Yam for control of the earth and killed the serpent Lotan. He lived in a huge palace called Sapan, which had a hole in the floor through which he watered the earth. When he died, Anat fought and killed Mot, god of the underworld, and ground him under a millstone. Baal was later restored to life and the throne. In some accounts he is equated with Moloch. He is depicted as a warrior wearing a horned helmet and standing on a wave top. On occassion, known as Baal, Baal-Dagon, Baal-Dagon, Baal, Dagan, Bael, Bael, Baell, Baell, Melkarth, Melkarth, King of the City, Melcarth, Melkart, Melqart, sacred plants, Greek Heracles or Sandan.
General - A demon, duke of hell. One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. On occassion, referred to as Baal, Baal-Dagon, Baal-Dagon, Baal, Dagan, Bael, Bael, Baell, Baell, Melkarth, Melkarth, King of the City, Melcarth, Melkart, Melqart, sacred plants, Greek Heracles or Sandan.
General - A false god: a generic name for a god. In black magic, one of the Ministers, commander of the infernal armies. Also referred to as Baal, Baal-Dagon, Baal-Dagon, Baal, Dagan, Bael, Bael, Baell, Baell, Melkarth, Melkarth, King of the City, Melcarth, Melkart, Melqart, sacred plants, Greek Heracles or Sandan.

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