being, hierarchy of


being, hierarchy of

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  • Hierarchy of demons — In early Christian theology, Satan or the Devil was seen as chief of all other demons. But soon this changed and Hell was divided in several hierarchies of demons. This was presumably due to the division of angels in hierarchies or choirs taken… …   Wikipedia

  • hierarchy — Synonyms and related words: absolute monarchy, aedileship, animal kingdom, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, aristocracy, autarchy, autocracy, autonomy, bishopric, bureaucracy, caste, chain of being, chairmanship, chancellery,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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