Also known as Izrael
- Mythical Number: #0308
- Culture: Middle Eastern
- Attribute: Celestial
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Attribute: Flying
- Behaviour: Friendly
An Angel of the 3rd heaven. He is responsible for writing everyone’s name when they are born and then erasing them again when they die. He accomplishes this by picking up a leaf that contains someone’s name. These are dropped by Allah and are picked up by Azrael 40 days later. He rules over the planet (or rock) Pluto. He has 4,000 wings and four faces covered in veils. It is said that it would take 70,000 days to travel form one of his eye to the other.
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Did you find Azrael interesting? Add it to a fantasy-based game, a creative and unique story or draw your own doodle. Creatures of the Arabic world have given rise to some amazing fantasy stories that have been brought to life in the modern world. One of the best renditions of Middle Eastern folklore is Walt Disney's Aladdin (1992) featuring Genies, Sorcerers and monsters. The Adventures of Sinbad (1996 - 1998) takes you through one of the greatest Arabic legendary tales filled with monsters. Arabian Nights (2000) is a fantasy adventure with magic and monsters from the famous literature 1001 Arabian Nights. Relive similar myths yourself in the popular Prince of Persia computer games.
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