Angel Names Index
Baal - a deity that was worshipped
regularly throughout much of the ancient Near East,
particularly by the Canaanites. The name is derived
from the Semitic word meaning "possessor" or "lord"
and was used as a common noun with many
applications; overtime, however, Baal was adopted
as the chief fertility god, a master of the world,
and the lord of rain, whose benevolence in
supplying moisture was essential to the flowering
of crops. By the time of the Israelites' arrival in
the land of Canaan, the worship of Baal was firmly
established. Baal even came to be understood as
representing the Lord of Israel.
Ballaton - An angel whose name is
used by sorcerers when drawing the potent pentagram
of Solomon, a symbol used for summoning spirits and
conducting esoteric rites.
Baracata - An angel who figures in
the ancient and very arcane rites of magic
associated with King Solomon. Baracata may not be
precisely considered an angel, but traditionally it
takes a sorcerer of considerable powers to summon
Baradiel (a.k.a. Yurkemo,
Yurkei, Yurkemoi) -One of the princes of the
seven heavens mentioned in the Third Book of Enoch.
Baradiel is one of the "seven great, beautiful,
wonderful, and honored princes." Each angelic
prince has command "over a heavenly host, and every
one of them is attended by 496,000 myriads of
ministering angels." The prince in charge of the
third heaven, Baradiel is also one of the princes
(or angels) who guide the progress of the world.
His area of authority here is an angel of hail
(other angels are of earthquakes, comets, the
stars, wind, fire, etc).
Barakiel (a.k.a. Angel of Chance)
Baraqiel (a.k.a. Barakiel,
Barachiel, Barbiel, Barchiel, Barkiel) - One
of the seven great angels in control of the seven
heavens. Baraqiel is one of the "great, beautiful,
wonderful, and honored princes" listed in the Third
Book of Enoch, that extensive compendium of angelic
lore. His specific heaven is the second heaven.
Baraqiel is counted as the angel of lightning,
joined by such other angels as those of the sun,
hail, earthquakes, snow, etc. It is possible that
Baraqiel is also to be identified with the fallen
angel Baraqyal. This angel considered one of the
angelic beings with Uriel and or gambling.
Baraqyal - An angel who belonged
to the so-called Watchers, who descended from
heaven to cohabit with mortal women. In the Book of
Enoch, Baraqyal is listed among the two hundred
fallen angels and was ranked among the chief of
ten, the divisions of the evil an repentant angels.
As a demon, Baraqyal is able to teach those who
summon him the secret arts of astrology.
Ataphiel) - One of the great angelic princes
listed in that famed compendium of angelic lore,
the Third Book of Enoch. Barattiel has a specific
place in the angelic hierarchy presented in that
work, being situated between the angelic princes
Tagas and Hamon. When Tagas sees Barattiel, he
falls upon his face prostrate and removes his
princely crown. Likewise, when Barattiel beholds
Hamon, he falls down prostrate and removes his own
crown. Barattiel has the special post or power of
literally holding the highest heaven-called in this
tradition the Arabot-on the tips of his spread
Barbiel, Barbuel, Baruel
Bardiel, Barchiel, Baradiel
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