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Book Two #175[edit]

Aguares: The Book of Angels, Volume 23




  • in Pope Gregory's listing, Orifiel is one of the 7 archangels.
  • elsewhere he is cited a prince of the order of thrones
  • in Cornelius Agrippa, The Third Book of Philosophy, an angel with dominion over the planet Saturn
  • in Hebrew cabala, according to Eliphas Levi, Orifiel, like Saturn, is the angel of the wilderness
  • in Waite, The Lemegeton, Orphiel (so spelt) is one of the 7 regents of the world and an angel of the 2nd hour of the day serving under Anael
  • in Paracelsus' doctrine of Talismans, Orifiel is a chief Talisman and replaces one of the planetary genii of Egypt. Orifiel is also cited here as an angel of Saturday * in secular lore, Longfellow, The Golden Legend, gives Orfiel as the angel governing the planet Saturn, although, in the 1st edition of this work, the angel is given as Anachiel
  • Orifiel appears as a character in Remy de Gourmont's play Lilith.
  • in Cabell, The Devil's Own Dear Son, he is a "time-serving archangel"