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True Tales of Horned Humans

How the devil (and some humans) grew horns

True Tales of Horned Humans
The Last Judgement by Jacob de Backer (c. 1583) | Public Domain

WWhen you think of the devil, you probably picture cloven-hoofed red beasts with horns sprouting out of their head. But as the saying goes, the devil comes in many forms. Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, Mephistopheles…whatever you want to call the man with the pitchfork, he has gone through many transformations throughout history. Sometimes the devil…

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com