Jinn
Jinn, jann or djinn (singular: jinnī, djinni, or genie; Arabic: الجن‎ al-jinn, singular الجني al-jinnī) are supernatural creatures in Islamic mythology as well as pre-Islamic Arabian mytholo...
Islamic view of Solomon
Solomon (Arabic سليمان Sulaymān) was, according to the Qur'an, a king of ancient Israel as well as the son of David. The Qur'an recognizes Solomon as a prophet and a divinely-appointed monarch. Is...
Genie in popular culture
Genies frequently occur as characters or plot elements in fictional works. They are often divided into different categories, of which the most prominent are marid, genie or jinn, and ifrit.
Jahi
Jahi is the Avestan language name of Zoroastrianism's demoness of "lasciviousness." As a hypostatic entity, Jahi is variously interpreted as "hussy," "rake," "libertine," "courtesan" and "one who lea...
Apaosha
Apaosha (Apaoša, Apauša) is the Avestan language name of Zoroastrianism's demon of drought. He is the epitomized antithesis of Tishtrya, divinity of the star Sirius and guardian of rainfall. In Zoroas...
Ifrit
Ifrit, efreet, efrite, ifreet, afreet, afrite and afrit (Arabic: ʻIfrīt: عفريت, pl ʻAfārīt: عفاريت) are supernatural creatures in Arab culture and Islam.
The Ifrits are in a class of infernal Jinn...
Ghoul
A ghoul is a folkloric monster or evil spirit associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh, often classified as undead. The oldest surviving literature that mention ghouls is likely One Thousa...
Tell Me Your Wish (Genie) (song)
"Tell Me Your Wish (Genie)" (Korean: 소원을 말해봐 (Genie); Sowoneul Malhaebwa (Genie)) is the lead single from the extended play of the same title by South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. Re...
Raja Jinn Peri
In Malay mythology, Raja Jinn Peri is the King of the Fairies.
The Purple Prince of Oz
The Purple Prince of Oz (1932) is the 26th in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the 12th written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was illustrated by John R. Neill.Whil...
Devil (Islam)
In Islam, the Devil is known as Iblīs (Arabic: إبليس‎, plural: ابالسة abālisah) or Shayṭān (Arabic: شيطان‎, plural: شياطين shayāṭīn). In Islam, Iblis is a jinni who refused to bow ...
Peri
In Persian mythology, the Peri (Persian: پری‎ pari) are exquisite, winged fairy-like spirits ranking between angels and evil spirits. They sometimes visit the realm of mortals. In earlier source...
Guayota
Guayota, in Guanche mythology of the Canary Islands, was the principal malignant deity and Achamán's adversary.
According to Guanche legend, Guayota lived inside the Teide volcano, one of the gate...
The Silver Princess in Oz
The Silver Princess in Oz (1938) is the thirty-second of the Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the eighteenth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was illustrated by John R. Nei...
Daeva
Daeva (daēuua, daāua, daēva) is an Avestan language term for a particular sort of supernatural entity with disagreeable characteristics. In the Gathas, the oldest texts of the Zoroastrian canon, the d...
Marid
In Arabic folklore and common mythology, a marid (Arabic: مارد‎ mārid), is a large and powerful jinni. Marids are mentioned in pre-Islamic Arabian mythology and inside the One Thousand and O...
Zarik
In Persian mythology, Zarik (or Zarich) is a Daeva in the service of Ahriman. Oft-depicted in female form, Zarik is the daeva personification of aging. Her amesha rival counterpart is Ameretat.
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad is a 1958 Technicolor fantasy film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Charles H. Schneer and directed by Nathan H. Juran. This was the first of three Sinbad feature films fro...
Div-e-Sepid
In the Persian epic of Shahnameh Div-e Sepid, or Div-e Sefid, (Lit.White Demon) is the chieftain of the Divs (Persian for Demons) of Mazandaran. He is a huge being. He possesses great physical strengt...
Maxios
Maxios or "Dioses Paredros" were benevolent minor gods or genies in the Guanche religion in Tenerife; domestic spirits and guardians of specific places. These were thought to be mediators between huma...
Angra Mainyu
Angra Mainyu (also: Aŋra Mainiiu) is the Avestan-language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive spirit". The Middle Persian equivalent is Ahriman (/ˈɑːrɪmən/).
Avestan angra main...
Nasnas
A nasnas (Arabic: نسناس‎ nasnās) is a monstrous creature in Arab folklore. According to Edward Lane, the 19th century translator of The Thousand and One Nights, a nasnas is "half a human bei...
Syren (novel)
Syren is the fifth book in the child fantasy Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage. It was released on September 29, 2009 by HarperCollins and Bloomsbury Publishing. She went on a book promotion tour fo...
Aka Manah
Aka Manah is the Avestan language name for the Zoroastrian daeva "Evil Mind", "Evil Purpose", "Evil Thinking" or "Evil Intention". Aka Manah is the demon of sensual desire that was sent by Ahriman to ...
Bushyasta
Bushyasta (Avestan, būšyāsta, būšiiąstā) is the Zoroastrian demon (daeva) of "Sloth". Her stock epithet is "the long-handed."In scripture as well as in later tradition, Bushyasta (Middle Persian Busha...
A Thousand Splendid Suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns is a 2007 novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. It is his second, following his bestselling 2003 debut, The Kite Runner. Mariam is an illegitimate child, and suffer...
Tibicena
A Tibicena, also known as Guacanchas, was a mythological creature of the Guanches, prehispanic inhabitants of the Canary Islands. Tibicenas were imagined to be demons or genies who had the bodies of g...
Sonic and the Secret Rings
Sonic and the Secret Rings (ソニックと秘密のリング, Sonikku to Himitsu no Ringu) is a video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega as part of the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It was released ex...
Rose of the Prophet
The Rose of the Prophet is a trilogy of fantasy novels by Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis. Cover art and interior illustrations by Larry Elmore.
The Rose of the Prophet series is set in Sularin, a...