Of Salem. HPL Case 150, 194.
Arabia. District. RFB Iram 113, 118.
Incl: Shaddad the Less.
A word commonly used in Medieval magical invocations, and derived from the Hebrew word TZ'VAOT, which means "Hosts" as in "The Lord of Hosts." This information was kindly supplied me by Eric Friedman, who goes on to state: "In the original Hebrew, it bears no relationship whatsoever to the word SABBATH (SHABAT), meaning 'rest'. It is only in transliteration into Roman characters that they appear related . . . As for the 'legend' of the 'elder' saboth, this is a real Jewish tradition concerning the fallen angels; how they corrupted the Earth, necessitating the Flood (Genesis; Ch. 6). They are called 'Nephilim' (the Fallen) and 'Anakim' (Giants), both words having been used by Robert E. Howard for the names of antediluvian races in his Conan stories. One interesting point: the Anakim were the 'spawn' engendered by intercourse between the Nephilim and human women! . . .As for the 'Elder Saboth', the oldest known source for the legend is the 'Book of Enoch'," which can be found online at http://www.stmartin.edu/~dsuter/indexb.htm.
RB Grinning Legend of the Elder Saboth 54.
HPL Diary 311, 316-318, 320-321.
Of Providence. HPL Case 188.
Providence. HPL Case 134.
AWD Hastur 9.
New England town enroute Portland to Arkham. HPL Doorstep 290.
Wisconsin. AWD Lurker 137.
Of Jadhore, and later of the Stellar Brothers Circus. Believed to be an incarnation of Ganesha. RB Elephant 39-48, 50-55.
By Joseph Glanville. HPL Festival 211.
Florida city. AWD Survivor 161.
Incl: Bishop, Henry.
Augustine, Bishop of Hippo. See: Augustine, St..
HPL Medusa 170.
A place in France. HPL Herbert 156, 162.
A port--Caribbean? HPL Case 122.
RB Sorceror 155.
HPL Hound 171-175, 177.
Providence. HPL Case 114, formerly King's 160.
Of dreamlands.HPL Other Barzai told Atal where the black cats go at midnight on St. John's Eve 128.
AWD Dweller 127.
JVS Dead 31.
Church in Philadelphia. HPL Case 138.
Church, Philadelphia? HPL Case 138.
Church, Philadelphia? HPL Case 138.
HPL WitchHouse 271, 298.
HPL Fungi XXV.
Egypt. HPL Aeons specimens of earliest Sakkarah mummies at Cabot Museum 266.
Arabia/Middle East. AWD Keeper 148, 150, 153, 155-156, 169, 171.
Fire elementals, who are ruled over by djin, the prototype of all djinn [RB Hell 60].
RB Sorceror 155.
Massachusetts. HPL Case 116-117, 135, 138-139, 149-150, 152-153, 156, 159, 194-195, 198-199; Diary 306; Dunwich 157; Gates 422, 428; Includes the Pickman family (History 53); Kadath 340; Pickman 14-15, 25; Silver 414; WitchHouse Salem Gaol 263.
A., Jonathan; B., Deborah; Barnard, Rev. Thomas; Burroughs, Rev. George; C., Mehitable; Carson; Gedney, Judge; Hathorne, Judge; How, Amity; Hutchinson, Edward; Lawson, Hepzibah; Leigh, Michael; P., Susan; Polish immigrants; Prinn, Abigail; S., Bridget; Sarah (2); W., Deliverance
Burying Point; Charter Street Burying Ground; Charter Street; Court House; Court of Oyer and Terminer; Derby Street; Essex Institute; Immigrant Panic of 1853; Kester Library; Olde Bury'g Point?; Registry of Deeds; Williams-Lane; Witch Room
Massachusetts; now called Danvers. HPL Case 149.
England. AWD GodBox 120-123.
Trustee of Cabot Museum, Boston. Present at dissection of T'yog mummy. HPL Aeons 287.
Of Arkham; a lawyer. AWD Attic 310, 315, 318.
FL Terror2 287, 295, 297.
AWD Sandwin 104.
HPL Mountains 6.
Ship. AWD Keeper 137, 171-173.
Incl: Robertson, Capt..
Al-Yaman, Arabia. RFB Iram 114.
In Yemen, home of Alhazred. HPL History 52.
A ship. HK Bells 84.
AWD Gable 210, (212), 213.
AWD Passing of Sanderton and Harker. Testified at Eric Holm's inquest that Holm had bought a copy of Confessions of the Mad Monk Clithanus.
HPL Whisperer 218, 236.
FL Terror2 289, 297, 310.
Father of Eldon Sandwin; uncle of David. AWD Sandwin 88, (91-93), 95, (95), 96, (97), 98-107, 110-111, (112), 113.
Possible full name of David. See: David.
Son of Asa Sandwin, first cousin of David. AWD Sandwin 88-90, (91-92), 93-105, 107-111, 113.
AWD Sandwin 88-90, 94, 106, 108-114.
California. HPL Test 23.
RB Terror 231.
A University located in Lima. AWD Lurker 81.
Mexico. HPL Electric 61.
California. RB Kiss 38-40, 43-44, 52.
HK Hydra 127, 135.
HPL Test 16, 21, 23-25, 28, 32-33, 39.
Ancient Indian language.
Of dreamlands. HPL Other written of with fright in Pnakotic Manuscripts 129, scaled Hatheg-Kla long ago and found only ice and rock 131.
California. HK Invaders 64, 68, 71.
Incl: Hayword, Mike.
RB Terror 224-228.
FL Terror2 289, 303.
RB Terror 219-223, 226-227, 229, 240, 250.
California city and mission founded by Junipero Serra. HK Bells 80-81, 85-88, 90-93.
By Ludvig Prinn; a chapter of De Vermis Mysteriis. See: De Vermis Mysteriis.
RB Faceless 41.
HPL Medusa a servant 174.
HK Salem a little girl 262.
See: Whateley, Sarah.
Innsmouth bus driver. HPL Innsmouth 305, 308, 313*, 341-342.
Servants of Asenath Derby (Innsmouth). HPL Doorstep 296, 300.
HPL Polaris 21.
City in Leng (Dreamworld). HPL Kadath 339, 344-345, 371, 374-376, 379-381, 384, 388, 390.
AWD Lurker 134.
Of San Antonio area. HK Bells 84-86.
Canada. AWD Beyond2 175.
RB Hell 26, 33-38, 44-46, 48-49, 52, 59, 61, 64-71.
RB Satan 7, 15, 16, 19.
Aka: Abaddon; Adversary, the; Ahriman; Asmodeus; Azriel; Beelzebub; Black Goat of the Sabbath; Devil, the; Elder Shepherd; Fallen Angel; Father of Lies; Goat of the Sabbath; Lord of the Sabbath; Lucifer; Malik Tawis; Master of the Great Black Lodge; Mephistopheles; Nodens; Prince of Darkness; Sammael; Sathanus; Set; Typhon; Yama; Zamiel.
Synonym for Satan.
AWD Curwen 3.
CAS Door 22, 36.
CAS Seven 44.
HPL Whisperer 214.
FBL Hounds 86.
By Banfort. AWD Survivor 160.
California. HPL Test 23.
HPL Dunwich 177-178, 190.
HPL Dunwich 160, 164-165, 168, 176, 191-192.
Of Dunwich. HPL Dunwich 177, 190.
AWD Lurker 101.
Of Dunwich. AWD Middle 368.
Of Dunwich. AWD Shuttered 279.
Of Dunwich. AWD Shuttered 274.
HPL Rats 27, 29, 36, 42-43.
RB Brood Saxon gods 90.
Incl: Athelstane the Saxon.
Of Providence. HPL Case 152.
A bottle. HPL Terrible 273.
FBL Hounds 86.
Doctor of glandular therapeutics. FBl Hills 264.
Hungary. REH Black 59, 71.
Pysicist. AWD Curwen 7.
REH Roof 4.
"Uncle Scip." A servant. HPL Medusa 174, 184, 186.
President of Manhattan Museum of Fine Arts. FBl Hills 261.
Arctic whaler, 1820. HPL Mountains 30.
HPL Case 163.
REH Black 61.
HPL Museum 239.
AWD Spawn 18.
HPL Mountains 5, 8, 42.
Baltimore artist and occultist. HK Hydra 126-130, 132-134, 136-141.
Okalahoma? Arkansas? HPL Yig 88, 92.
RB Kiss 41, 49.
REH Black 63.
RB Kiss 49, 50, described (53).
Wooden statue of Cthulhu in the collection of Jason Wecter. AWD Wood throughout, named 86.
Sculpture by Jeffrey Corey. AWD Clay 373-375, 380.
AWD Keeper 170.
RB Kiss 48.
FL Terror2 scaly 281.
Possibly of Arkham. JVS Dead 33-34.
Poem by Georg Reuter Fischer [FL Terror2 289].
See: Mass of St. Secaire.
Lioness-head Egyptian Goddess. See: Star of Sechmet.
Providence police. HPL Case 169, 177, 229.
RB Faceless 39.
Egypt. RB Fane 132.
By Halpin Chalmers. FBL Hounds 87.
HK Hunt through which Iod hunted souls; hinted by Prinn to be other dimensions of space 169.
Rhode Island. HPL Messenger 57.
Incl: Sefton Asylum.
Arkham area? located at Sefton. HPL Herbert 139, 143, 145, 159, 161, 163.
A place. HPL Kadath 264.
London. AWD Spawn 20, 22, 32-33.
HC Death 362, 365, 370.
HPL Aeons Ghatanothoa cult penetrated to forgotten Semitic empires of Africa 276.
REH Untitled 38.
REH Fire 32.
In the Caribbean, off the coast of Haiti. CJ Acquarium 303.
AWD Island 182.
Dunwich area. HPL Dunwich 159-161, 164, 168, 181, 187, 190, 192, 194.
Near Dunwich. AWD Shuttered 266.
Of the Yokahama. AWD Island 202, (203), 204-205, 207.
Haitian cult that worships the Snake-God. RB Serpents 259.
See also: Serpent's Curse
Compare with: Serpent-People.
Of the world's first continent. CAS Ubbo 54.
Beneath Voormithadreth, Hyperborea. CAS Seven 58, 59*, 65.
Compare with: serpent-men (2).
The most terrible curse of all. With her dying breath, a priestess of the Serpent Cult of Obeah laid this curse on her son, the president of Haiti. [RB Serpents 265-266]
HK Bells 80, 84.
Of Dunwich. AWD Lurker 32-33, 40, 101.
By Seth Bishop. AWD Valley 124, (145).
Of Maine. Uncle of Dave Fenner, neighbor of Thad Wing. Owner of land where Settler's Wall was located. Investigated it with no success. RAL Settlers 24-25, 27-36.
Alien entity or artifact resembling a wall. Located on Settler family property near road to Skowhegan, Maine. First noticed circa 1840. An example of non-Euclidean geometry, the wall has only one side- crossing it always returns you to where you started from. Investigated unsuccessfully by Clyde Cantrell, Will Richards, Thad Wing, Major Settler, Dave Fenner, and Jim Garlan. Quote from Necronomicon suggests it is an entity with a passive alliance to the elder ones. Disappeared during hurricane of 1938. RAL Settlers 17-36.
HPL Electric 68.
HK Jest 61.
In Ulthar, the priest Barzai was deeply learned in the Seven Cryptical Books of Hsan [HPL Other 128]. Three centuries later, Randolph Carter visited the patriarch Atal in Ulthar and consulted the Seven Cryptical Books of Hsan . Carter was disappointed by the meager information he found there to aid his search for Kadath. [HPL Kadath 312]
Part of a preparation for astral projection. HK Hydra 128.
HPL Diary 320.
Beings invoked in White Magic [RB Hell 60].
World of Nyarlathotep. HPL Whisperer 226.
AWD Dweller 137.
HPL Medusa 169.
Arkham. RB Creeper 104.
Of the Old Ones. HPL Time 417.
HPL Mountains 5, 8, 42.
Of Arabia; son of Shaddad bin Ad. RFB Iram 118.
Of Arabia; son of Ad the Greater and brother of Shaddad bin Ad. RFB Iram 115.
An esoteric book. REH House 125.
FL Terror2 296, 299; narrator 299, 302, 310.
By Robert Blake. A story. HPL Haunter 97; a planet? 114.
See: Rlim Shaikorth.
Built by Lemurians. HPL Diary 313.
RB Shambler 185-186.
Of Ulthar, a blacksmith. HPL Cats accompanies Kranon to the cotter's house 58.
In Burma. AWD Lair 117.
Of the dream-world. The shantak-birds are winged beings that guard Kadath [HPL Kadath 388, 391].
Beings of Rumor and Legend
The onyx-miners of Inganok it was believe that the shantak-birds are no wholesome things, and that it is fortunate that no man has ever truly seen one .
Shantak-birds are rumored to frequent a great unused onyx quarry, north of Inganok and close to the cold waste . Flapping sounds at another such quarry reminded Randolph Carter uncomfortably of the rumored shantak-birds . A slant-eyed merchant brought eggs of the rumored shantak-birds to Inganok to trade .
The father of all the shanktak birds is rumored to dwell in the great central dome of the palace of the Veiled King at Inganok, where it is fed in the dark .
The Awful Truth
The shantak-birds are larger than elephants and have heads like a horse's . To their wings cling the rime (ice) and nitre of nether pits . The shantak-birds have slippery scales instead of feathers .
The shantak-birds both understand speech, and can speak themselves. Thus, one shantak-bird understood the guttural speech of the slant-eyed merchant, and replied to him in tittering tones like the scratching of ground glass . Sometimes the shantak-birds wheeze and titter with impatience , or leer and titter at their victims .
The shantak-birds build nests on the ledges half-way up the peaks dividing Leng from Inganok [371-372].
The shantaks fear the night-gaunts that frequent certain caves near the topmost pinnacles [372, 388, 391].
Foes of Randolph Carter
In the cold waste, near the carven mountains, Randolph Carter saw the shantak-birds [367-368]. After being taken prisoner, Carter rode one the shantak-birds through the air [368-369]. They took him to the monastery of the high-priest not to be described . Later, Carter feared passing over Leng and past the monastery again, partly because of the risk of encountering the shantak-birds once more .
Carter asked for night-gaunts to bear him past the realm of the shantaks [388-389].
Nyarlathotep offerred Carter a shantak-bird to bear him to his fabulous sunset city. On arriving there, Carter was to prod the shantak-bird until it cried out, for its sound would make the Great Ones homesick. The shantak-bird was supposed to remind the Great Ones of Kadath and tell them that its halls are lonely . Then the shantak-bird was to utter its homing cry and fly back to Kadath, inspiring the Great Ones to follow behind . But the shantak-bird actually set course for Azathoth and infinity's center .
AWD Lurker 84.
HPL Gates 432-436.
AWD Depths (narrator) (225-252), 232, 236-237, 244, 247-249.
The new elephant keeper at Stellar Brothers Circus [RB Elephant 46].
Last of the despots of the tribe of Ad, Arabia. Son of Ad the Greater; father of Shaddad the Less. AWD Lamp 249.
Aka: Ad, Shaddad bin.
Providence policeman. RB Steeple 219.
DWR Music translated (with modifications) the Chronicle of Nath 294, may have deleted sections of the text 295.
Providence. HPL Case 112, 124.
Miskatonic University Antarctic Expedition. HPL Mountains 14, 23, 27, 32-34, 39.
From Aylesbury. AWD Whippoorwills 58-59, 61, 67.
Of Buffalo; father of Oscar Shields. HPL Diary 304.
Of Buffalo; son of Charles Shields. HPL Diary 304.
HK Hunt mentioned in De Vermis Mysteriis 169.
Synonym for: Iod.
Free Will Church. HPL Haunter 103, 105-107, 114-115.
RB Steeple crystal (213), polyhedron (214), stone (215), 217, 221, 225-229.
AWD Middle 359.
FL Terror2 300, 311.
REH Dig 73-74.
Of Philadelphia. HPL Case 139.
A place in or near Persia. REH Fire 31-32.
A being housed in the God-Box found near Stonehenge, and guarded by an ancient Druid priest. When let out of its box, it looked like a pillar of smoke with malignant eyes and a ghastly travesty of a face. [AWD GodBox 120-121, (122-123).]
Intelligent, protoplasmic masses that were created by the crinoid Old Ones to serve as their slaves. These beings could mould their tissues into all sorts of temporary organs under hypnotic influence, to perform a variety of heavy work. Their expansions could be made to lift prodigious weights, including the stones that formed the vast cities of the Old Ones. [HPL Mountains 62] The shoggoths were the primary beast of burden for the Old Ones in their underwater cities, though other creatures were used on land. 
The Things that Should Not Be
The shoggoths are composed of a viscous black, iridescent jelly, like an agglutination of bubbles. They average about fifteen feet in diameter when a sphere. However, their shape and volume constantly shift, as they form temporary organs, including those of sight, hearing, and speech. Shoggoths reproduce by fission. The shoggoth that Dyer and Danforth saw was faintly self-luminous, with myriads of glowing green eyes forming and unforming as it moved. [66, 101]
Shoggoths have an apalling odour that is different from, and worse than, the smell of the Old Ones [93-95, 99].
While working as slaves of the Old Ones , the shoggoths gradually developed a semi-stable brain and an occasionally stubborn volition. The shoggoths became particularly intractable around the middle of the Permian age. Then the Old Ones fought a war of resubjugation, and were able to subdue the shoggoths through the use of weapons of molecular disturbance. Though the shoggoths showed an ability to live out of the water during the rebellion, the Old Ones returned them to living only underwater, since they were considered more difficult to manage on land. [67-68]
During the rebellion, when the shoggoths killed Old Ones, they would tear off the heads and leave the dead bodies coated with glistening, reflectively iridescent black slime [67, 94-95]
In their final, decadent phase, the Old Ones used shoggoths to build their new city in the underground sea beneath Antarctica. By this stage, the shoggoths grew to enormous size and singular intelligence, and could take and execute orders with marvelous quickness. They conversed with the Old Ones by mimicking their voices: a sort of musical piping over a wide range. They came to work more from spoken commands than hypnotic suggestions as in earlier times. 
Dyer and Danforth encountered a shoggoth that made the sound "Tekeli-li! Tekeli-li! " in musical piping tones [97, 98, 100, 101, 106]. The two scientists inferred that this sound was the imitated voice of the shoggoths' bygone masters, the Old Ones . Danforth hinted that Poe had secret sources when he wrote of the call "Tekeli-li! Tekeli-li! " in his novel Arthur Gordon Pym. 
Eventually the shoggoths could even mimic the Old Ones' writing with dots of slime [95, 96].
The Shoggoths Triumph
After the Antarctic became colder, the Old Ones adapted some of the shoggoths to land life, to perform needed work in their Antarctic land city. 
It is likely that the shoggoths finally killed all the Old Ones in the subterranean water city . At any rate, shoggoths now frequent the passages leading from the Antarctic land city down to the underwater city. The shoggoths have replaced some of the Old One's bas-reliefs with carvings of their own, which are decorative and conventional in nature, composed of a series of crude spirals and angles .
Those Old Ones who were accidentally wakened by the Miskatonic University Antarctic Expedition, were later slain by shoggoths when the Old Ones attempted to make their way to the city in the underground sea. [93-96]
Abdul Alhazred was apparently ignorant of the history of the shoggoths on this planet, Though Alhazred wrote of shoggoths in the Necronomicon , he did not hint that they ever existed on earth, except in the dreams of those who had chewed a certain alkaloidal herb. [62, 95]
The shoggoths have survived to modern times in other locations, aside from Antarctica. Thus, Zadok Allen hinted that the Deep Ones had brought, or were planning to bring, shoggoths to Innsmouth. If already present, the shoggoths are apparently in the houses north of the river between Water and Main Streets. The Innsmouth narrator saw a shoggoth in his dreams of the Deep Ones, and woke up in a frenzy of screaming. [HPL Innsmouth 340, 367]. Based on these references, the shoggoths appear to be allied with the Deep Ones.
Edward Pickman Derby visited the pit of the shoggoths, while he was possessed by Asenath Waite, only to awake there in terror when his own consciousness returned to his body. The pit is located down the six thousand steps, somewhere near Chesuncook, Maine. Later, Derby raved about the pit of the shoggoths when he felt Waite struggling to take over his brain again. [HPL Doorstep 287, 296.] Note that Waite was originally from Innsmouth.
Beneath the dreamlands, shoggoths frequent a foul lake in nether pits that are visited by the night-gaunts. This is somewhere near the peaks of Throk in the Great Abyss. The shoggoths at that lake are said to be puffed and in doubtful sleep. [HPL Fungi XX]
When the Old Ones of K'n-yan explored the black abyss of N'kai, they found amorphous lumps of viscous black slime that took temporary shapes for various purposes. Though these beings were not referred to by name, their description certainly resembles shoggoths. These particular beings oozed along stone channels and worshipped onyx and basalt images of Tsathoggua. [HPL Mound 141]
RB Notebook 235, 238, 240, 245, 248-249.
FL Terror2 proto-shoggoths 272, shoggoth-stampeded Danforth 310.
RFS Warder 164.
Aka: Them Ones.
HPL Gates 444, 447.
Synonym for: Cthulhu.
Author, Investigation Into the Myth-Patterns of Latterday Primitives With Especial Reference to the R'lyeh Text, An and Cthulhu in the Necronomicon. AWD Island (177), 178, (179-181), 182-183, (184), 185-190, 195-198, 200-212; Curwen 4, appearance 5, 6, 8, (9, 10), 11-14, 16-19, (20-21), 22-24, 26, 28, 30, author C. in Necronomicon 30, 31, (32), 33-36), Aylesbury Street (not just Curwen Street!) 36, 37-42, on Celaeno 43, tortured on Celaeno 44, 45, 46; Gorge 107, vanished within 1 yr of publication of his book on myth-patterns 109, 110, 112, descr. (113), (114, 118-119), 124, 126, if transported in essence only, why are his eyes missing? 127, 131-133; Keeper 138, (139-140), disquieting aspect (141), 142-143, (144), 145, bio 146, 147-154, (155), 156-157, has been to Nameless City by air 158, 159, was in the glass cases for a while 160, not as strong as Boyd 161, 162-164, 166-169, (170), mailing addresses in London and Singapore 171, (172), 173; Lurker 134, 138; Sky 57-60, 6769, 71-72, 74, 87, 93; Wood 84.
HPL Rats 30.
Syllable on tomb of Obediah Carter; possib. reference to shub niggurath. JVS Dead 30.
A deity worshipped by an ecstatic fertility cult, and often revered together with other eldritch deities.
While traveling in K'n-yan, Zamacona encountered a shrine of Shub-Niggurath, the All-Mother and wife of the Not-to-Be-Named One. The Mound narrator compares Shub-Niggurath to a "sophisticated Astarte." Astarte was an ancient Semitic goddess; the comparison suggests a cult of fertility, which is consistent with the epithet "All-Mother." Zamacona, a pious Catholic, found the rites of Shub-Niggurath to be repulsive, most especially the emotional sounds uttered by the celebrants. [HPL Mound 144-145]
According to Von Junzt's Nameless Cults , Shub-Niggurath was worshipped in ancient Mu as the Mother Goddess and the Goat with a Thousand Young. A copper temple was dedicated to her. T'yog, the High Priest of Shub-Niggurath, regarded her as one of the gods friendly to humanity, and felt inspired by her to try to vanquish the malignant cult of Ghatanathoa [HPL Aeons 273]. Shub-Niggurath also counted on the help of Shub-Niggurath's sons; these might perhaps be the deities Nug and Yeb, whom T'yog also regarded as friendly to man [273-274].
During a May-Eve ritual recorded outside a Vermont cave, a human and an Outer One voiced praises to several deities, including Cthulhu, Tsathoggua, Nyarlathotep, and Shub-Niggurath. The fragmentary text includes references to Shub-Niggurath as the Black Goat of the Woods and the Goat with a Thousand Young. There are also references to the Lord of the Woods; the reference to Woods might imply that the Lord of the Woods is a male aspect or paramour of Shub-Niggurath [Whisperer 226-227].
On Walpurgis-Eve, Alonzo Typer saw worshippers within a cromlech chanting "Iä! Shub-Niggurath! The Goat with a Thousand Young!" [Diary 321].
Devotees of arcane cults tend to call out to Shub-Niggurath whenever they get excited. There is a startling lack of continuity to these interjections, which often pop up in conversations or writings that otherwise seem unrelated to Shub-Niggurath. It is almost as if the phrase implies devotion and awe for all the elder deities, rather than merely Shub-Niggurath. Thus,
Even the victims of the eldritch cults sometimes blurt out the same invocation, as if expressing fear or awe, or perhaps unconsciously verbalizing things they had witnessed and could not forget:
AWD Island 180; Curwen 21, 31; Dweller 127, 132-133, 137; Gable 207-209; Gorge 122; Keeper 141, 150; Lamp 255; Lurker 59, 84, 124, 133; Middle 359; Seal 159, 162; Sky he? 59; Survivor 162; Valley 134; Whippoorwills 50; Witches 301.
FBL Awakening 112.
JVS Dead (30), 34.
Compare with: Niguratl-Yig.
AWD Island 195.
Of Russia.AWD Wind wolf-infested Siberia mentioned by Allision Wentworth while raving of his year spent with Ithaqua.
Dreamed of Hsieh Ho. FBL Hills 273.
Of H.M.S. Advocate. AWD Gorge 105.
(Dream.) HPL Iranon 111.
HPL Electric 63, 77.
Refers either to the sign of protection (presumably Elder Sign 2) or
another sign used by cultists [AWD Lurker 32,
100-101]. Septimus Bishop was warned that the Sign can destroy wizards, so
they cannot even re-embody themselves by feeding on human blood [AWD Middle
See: Koth (1).
HPL Case 128.
In Cheapside--part of Providence?? HPL Case 123.
HPL Case 131.
Across the bridge, Providence. HPL Case 123.
HPL Case 140-143.
Providence. HPL Case 118.
425-405 million years ago. HPL Mountains 18.
RWC Repairer 33, white embroidered with Yellow Sign 44.
HPL Terrible 272-274.
RB Hell 70.
AWD Dweller 138.
Of H.M.S. Advocate. AWD Gorge 106.
RFS Casket careless slipshod servant of Wesson Clark 11, 15.
AWD Gorge 112.
On the southern slope. HPL Iranon 114.
RB Elephant 39, 43.
Includes: Gervis, George
AWD Seal 179.
AWD Peabody 192-193.
HK Hydra 127.
China? AWD Gable 199.
HPL Mound 116.
A star. AWD Lurker 106.
REH Fire 44.
HPL Kadath 315.
An engraved stone. HK Hydra 127.
AM Novel 16-17.
Synonym for: black seal.
King of Bal-Sagoth. REH Gods 199, new king 203, tall (204), 205-210, 212-213, 215.
Maine. RAL Settlers Will Richards and Clyde Cantrell stumble on Settler's Wall while driving to Skowhegan 18 & 23.
An eccentric artist. REH House 118-124.
AWD OutThere Constable of Lynwold. Found Geoffrey Malvern delirious and delivered him to Dr. William Currie. Informed Dr. Currie when Old Cramton was found dead in the cave under the priory.
An unintelligent vagabond, hunter and tapper in the Catskill Mountains who had exotic dreams of being an entity of light in a luminous realm. This light entity was periodically subject to a degrading bondange, such as his birth in the limiting body and mentality of Slater, but temporarily regained its freedom during Slater's dreams. The entity was consumed with the desire for revenge against a being called the "oppressor." Slater used to rave of these dreams after waking from them, and in his excitement after one dream, butchered Peter Slater and was confined to a state psychopathic institution. As Slater lay dying, the Sleepnarrator was able to commune with him telepathically via an electrical device. After Slater's death, the light entity flared up in the night sky as the new star Nova Persei, close to the daemon star Algol, the beacon of the oppressor [HPL Sleep 26-35].
A Catskills Mountains resident, who was slain when he tried to restrain the raving Joe Slater [HPL Sleep 27-28].
Formerly of Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. Father of Thomas Slauenwite. Died 1916. [HPL Winged 244]
Born Trenton, N.J. in 1885, son of Paul Slauenwite. Served in France in WWI in a South African regiment. Studied medicine at Columbia University and specialized in African fevers. While in Mombasa, was accused by his friend Henry Sargent Moore of having stolen a major theory from the late Sir Norman Sloane. [HPL Winged 244]
Moved to M'gonga, learning there of a fatal disease caused by the bite of the local "devil-fly," of which he obtained specimens [244-248]. Created a disguised variant of the species by crossing it with tsetse flies and painting the wings blue [248-250]. Posing as a London entomologist named Neville Wayland-Hall, sent specimens of the infected flies to Moore, claiming that they were harmless and asking for Moore's help identifying them. 
Received news of Moore's infection, illness, and eventual death [251-254]. Inferring that he was now suspected of murder, fled to Johannesburg and adopted the name Frederick Nasmyth Mason, a mining properties broker from Toronto .
Was harassed in Johannesburg, and later Bloemfontein, by a devil-fly whose behavior suggested that it carried Moore's soul, which was seeking revenge. Died of fright after being bitten by the fly. [254-262] Left a journal about his murder plot and his later downfall [243, 262].
REH Black 61, 63, 65.
Family. HPL Diary 312, 317, 320.
HPL Diary 306, husband of Trintje 321.
HPL Diary 311, wife of Adriaen 321, daughter of Dirck van der Heyl 321.
Gangster visiting Arkham. RB Creeper 105.
Government physician, of Mombasa. After his death, his theory on the transmission and development of remittent fever was either rediscovered or stolen by Dr. Thomas Slauenwite. [HPL Winged 244]
HPL Case 145, 208.
AWD Wood sculptor of Elder God 73, 74-75, 78.
Partridgeville area. FBL Eaters 96, (102), 103-104, (105).
Of Providence. HPL Case 130-134, 136, family 138, diary 139, 140-143, 147, 149, 213.
AWD Gorge 114-117, 119-120, 131.
HPL Yig 89.
Manhattan Museum of Fine Arts employee who takes casts. FBL Hills 266.
24 Central Square, Partridgeville. FBL Hounds 85.
REH Dwellers 115, 125, 127-128, 130.
A cave in Arkham. HPL Gates 423-424, 428-429, 437, 451.
Deity of the Serpent Cult of Obeah, in Haiti. RB Serpents 261.
Aka: Crawler of Midnight.
Compare with: Yig.
FL Terror2 attracted by winged worms 283, 287, venomous 289, 291.
In Petra. HPL Mountains 48.
A coloured gas. HPL Kadath 356, 406.
A human dreamer. HPL Kadath 319.
JVS Snouted (25), 26-28.
's church, Providence. HPL Case 123, 141.
Artifacts left by the lost Old Ones of Antartica. The Miskatonic University Antarctic Expedition found soapstones, six inches across by one and a half inches thick, in the shape of five pointed stars. There was a smooth depression in the center. The tips were broken off and there were signs of other cleavage at the inward angles and in the center of the surface. With a magnifying glass, Carroll thought he could make out groups of tiny dots in regular patterns. The camp dogs seemed to hate these soapstones [HPL Mountains 19-20]. The Expedition later found more of the star-shaped soapstones, among the bodies of several Old Ones; these stones were smaller than the previous specimens, with no marks of breakage except at some of the points . On returning to their wrecked camp, the Expedition found a pile including several of the greenish soapstone fragments with five-pointed rounding and faint patterns of grouped dots . When the Old Ones buried six of their dead in snow graves, the grave mounds resembled the soapstones with five points and the groups of patterned dots [33, 39]. From records in the Old One's city, the scientists inferred that the Old Ones used small, flat counters, five-pointed and inscribed, as money. The scientists theorized that the smaller of the various greenish soapstones found by their expedition were pieces of such currency . After returning home, the Expedition leaders refrained from showing the more puzzling of the greenish soapstones .
The soapstones are reminiscent of both the magic signs mentioned by Zadok Allen, and the star-stones of ancient Mnar. Like the magic signs, the soapstones are attributed to "Old Ones"; however, whereas the magic signs are said to have a swastika marked on them, the soapstones are said to have patterns of small dots. One can imagine that a swastika could be formed as a pattern of small dots. However, we don't know the shape of the magic signs and whether they were five-pointed like the soapstones anyway.
Regarding the star-stones of ancient Mnar, they are definitely five-pointed like the soapstones, but are marked with the Elder Sign 2, which seems too complicated to be described as a "pattern of dots."
FL Terror2 Antarctic soapstones 300.
HPL Diary 303.
Incl: Typer, Alonzo.
London. AWD Keeper 138, 140, 147, 162.
Incl: Colum, Naylan.
Chicago. AWD Depths 238.
Of Texas. REH Lost 66, 68, 89.
REH Fire 47.
HPL Mound 115.
AWD Keeper 145.
Incl: Pilgore, Henry.
Near Wolf Lake. RFS Mists 26.
AWD OutThere Follower of Cthulhu, trapped in a sunken kingdom by a star-stone on a stone casket under the priory near Malvern-by-the-Sea. Set free by Clithanus and reimprisoned by St. Augustine; later freed again by Geoffrey Malvern, who went insane. Described as a shocking, greenish hulk with three eyes, it moves by awkward rolling. Requires three human sacrifices to regain full strength. Leaves victims crushed and frozen. Killed Old Cramton and Herbert Green before being reimprisoned again by Dr. William Currie, Soames Hemery, and Duncan Vernon.
A book of occult lore. A family of adepts, named the Dirka, translated the Song of Yste into the three great languages of the dawn cultures, and later into Greek, Latin, Arabic, and Elizabethan English. Various passages in the Song of Yste speak of the adumbrali, a dangerous transdimensional species. Graf Norden and Harvey both studied the Song of Yste. [RAL Abyss 284-285, 288, 290-291].
The Song of Yste was mentioned in a book by the wizard Graag [RAL Graag 13]
Aunt of Adam Duncan. AWD Attic 308.
Zulu servant. HPL Medusa 174, 182, 189-191, 194, 200.
See: Sophonisba, Old.
University in Paris. HPL Medusa 170.
AWD Shuttered 257.
Incl: Whateley, Abner.
RB Suicide 21.
By Edgar Gordon. A book. RB Demon 65.
(United States). AWD Gorge 108.
50,000 B.C. HPL Time 395.
Thomas Slauenwite briefly expected a high position in the South African Health Service [HPL Winged 244]. Later he planned to return to South African to escape likely prosecution on a murder charge .
RB Notebook 236.
Incl: Abancay; Andes; Andrada, Father; Andros, Prof. Vibarro; Buenos Aires; Chimu civilization?; Conquistadores; Cordillera de Vilcanota; Cuzco?; Devourer, the; Fernandez, Timoto?; Incas; Kon; Machu Pichu; Montez, Ysola; Ollantaytambo; Peru; Quichua-Ayars; Sacsahuaman; Salapunco; Trujillo; Viracocha.
HPL Gates 422.
RB Shambler 180.
FL Terror2 271, 282.
San Francisco. HPL Electric 62.
HPL Kadath 312-313, 317, 331.
Britain. AWD Keeper 143-144, 146-147, 151.
RB Sorceror 154.
Incl: Voorden, Isaac.
HPL Whisperer 224.
Providence. HPL Case 115, 179.
See also: Pacific.
Boston. HPL Pickman 17.
Innsmouth. HPL Innsmouth 351-352, 354-355.
London. HPL Museum 215, 227, 237-238.
Providence. HPL Case 115.
Sacrificed. HPL Innsmouth 335.
HPL Mound 131.
FBL Eaters (throughout).
HPL Case 133; A printing of the Necronomicon was made in the Seventeenth century, probably in Spain (History 53); Mound 126, 136-139, 143-145, 147, Spanish wordsss 148, Spaniard 150, Spain 151, 153, 155, Spanish text 156, Spanish 163.
A bottle. HPL Terrible 273.
See: Cthulhu, spawn of.
HK Spawn2 described (78), children of Dagon 79, history 79, 80-82.
Compare with: Deep Ones.
AWD Spawn 18-34.
Worm-like beings, giant centipedes. HPL Challenge 8-9, 12-14.
HPL Aeons speculations concerning lost continents and civilisations 269.
Quebec University. AWD Wind affirmed that the gold plaque found in the pockets of the dead Robert Norris must have come from some place ancient.
RB Mummy 284.
RB Faceless 40.
Federal Hill, Providence. HPL Haunter 111.
RB Steeple 215, 218.
Incl: Merluzzo, Father.
HPL Time 373.
Washington. DWR Music Rameau found Chronicle of Nath in Spokane bookshop 294.
AWD Hastur 1, 4-5.
Massachusetts. HPL Dunwich 158.
AWD Watchers 382, 383, 384, 392, near Dunwich 394, 399, 400.
Springfield. AWD Watchers 401.
Dunwich. AWD Lurker 32-33.
Great Race. HPL Time 414.
Medeival science writer. HPL Case 121.
A story by Robert Blake. HPL Haunter 94.
JVS Dead 34.
Connecticut. RAL Settlers 17.
Providence. HPL Case 111, 115, 117, 153.
Of Dunwich area. AWD Wentworth 172.
Of area north of Dunwich. AWD Wentworth 170-172, (173), 174-178.
Of Texas. REH Lost 70, (84-85).
Of Dunwich area. AWD Wentworth 172.
AWD Wentworth 172.
REH Hoofed 145-146, (147), 150, 153-159, (160), 161, (162-164), 165, 167-168.
Of Dunwich area. AWD Wentworth 172.
HPL Mountains 5, 19, 35, 39, 105.
RB Sorceror 155-156, 161, (162).
AWD Middle 258.
Free Will Church, Federal Hill, Providence. HPL Haunter 93, 103.
RB Steeple 213-214, 217, 225, 229.
Incl: Bowen, Prof. Enoch.
Part of a "pentagram." HK Hunt 163.
See: celestial objects.
AWD Lair 124, 133.
Starfish-shaped stones engraved with the Elder Sign. AWD Island 196, described 197, 207; Curwen makes Indian less suspicious?! (18), 22, 37, 38, covered with hieroglyphs 40, 44; Gable 209; Gorge 101, (127); Depths (240), description (247), (248-251); Keeper 144, 150, 153, 163; Lurker 133, 143; Middle (361); OutThere One with a Latin inscription by St. Augustine served to imprison Something from Out There under the priory near Malvern-by-the-Sea. Radiated a feeling of benevolence to Dr. William Currie; Sandwin (114); Sky (52, 68, 86, 89), 93; Space 242; Spawn (29-30), description *31, 32, 34; Witches, bear Seal of R'lyeh (303), 305.
Aka: five-pointed stones.
AWD Seal 160.
Wisconsin. AWD Dweller 119.
Providence. HPL Case 112-113, 159.
HPL Innsmouth 341.
HPL Innsmouth 312-314.
Explorer who died searching for Chaugnar's statue. FBL Hills 242.
Playwright of Conscious Lover. HPL Case 188.
(Mountain Top). HPL Man 210.
RB Elephant (38), 39, (40-55).
A city. HPL Iranon 114.
HPL Yig 81.
Manitoba, a town. AWD Wind Connected to Nelson by Olassie trail. Inhabitants all worhsipped Ithaqua and offered human sacrifices. Later they angered Ithaqua by working against him. They then planned to sacrifice Irene Masitte, but after her escape, Ithaqua swept all the inhabitants of the town into the sky.
REH People 154.
HK Jest 60.
Synonym for: Philosopher's Stone.
HPL WitchHouse 288-289.
London. HPL Museum 227, 237.
REH Hoofed narrator 147, 149, 157, 160-161, 163-165.
Descendant of Jeremy Strange. RB Tomb (narrator).
RB Tomb 12-13, 15-16.
HPL Innsmouth 316.
AWD Lamp 254.
RWC Mask 46.
Hungary. A town. REH Black 58, 61-63, 65, 71-72.
Changed to Shonhi in corrected Arkham edition.
Painter. HPL Case 127, 163.
RB Faceless 35-40, 42-48.
See also: Carnoti, Dr..
REH Untitled 38.
REH Untitled 38.
By Pickman. A painting. HPL Pickman 20.
AWD Keeper 171.
England. REH Dig 80.
Caliph in Al-Hijaz, Arabia. RFB Iram 114.
HPL Case 129.
In the Catskills. HPL Man 209.
REH Black 59-60, 68.
Night watchman. AWD Spawn 23-26, 32.
Of Maine. Cooked a fine Maine breakfast at Thad Wing's place. RAL Settlers 28.
Barque, out of Innsmouth, owned by Obed Marsh. HPL Innsmouth 329, 333.
HPL Challenge 2.
In or near Arkham. (Story ref lost.) p. 136.
AWD Dweller 127.
AWD Beyond2 154.
AWD Lurker 137.
HPL Test 19-20, 25-32, 35-46, 50-51, 53, 55-59.
HPL Case 162.
England. HPL Celephais 88.
AWD Watchers 382.
HPL Challenge 7.
REH Roof 7.
See: Sussex Manuscript.
A unique manuscript which purports to be a translation of the Necronomicon of Abdul Alhazred. The work is leather-bound, and written in hand-produced blackletter with illuminations. The manuscript is in English, but written in the style of several centuries ago. The opening page is headed Cultus Maleficarum in Libri quattuor, which would appear to mean something like Cults of Evil Sorcerors in Four Books. Its origin is given as "Sussex - mdxcviii," — that is, Sussex, 1598. And it is said to be "ex hyms Baronis Fredericus Primus," which would seem to mean that it was transcribed or owned or commissioned by a Baron Frederic the First. The work is far too short to be the complete Necronomicon, which in any case is divided into more than four books. It is possibly a collection of extracts from the unpublished translation by John Dee (1527-1608).
Asaph Gilman's papers included baffling passages from the Sussex Manuscript. [AWD Gorge 109] Prof. Vibberto Andros loaned a transcript of the Sussex Manuscript to Claiborne Boyd .
Sylvan Phillips' papers included references to the Sussex Fragments. Marius Phillips found a copy of the Sussex Fragments that had been hidden by Sylvan. [AWD Seal 159-160]
Hyperborea. CAS Tale 3, juice used as ink 13.
By Tchaikovsky. RB Sebek 122.
Providence. HPL Case 160.
See: magic sign.
REH Children 155-156, 159, 162-163.
See: white sybil.
HPL Call 148.
HPL Call 145.
HPL Call 148.
HPL Call 146.
Air elementals, who are ruled over by Paralda [RB Hell 61].
RB Sorceror 155.
REH Fire 39.
RB Shambler 180.
Old science writer. HPL Case 121.
HPL Museum 217, 220, 222.
Left his nose in Fen Chow Fu. FBL Hills 241.
By Harris. AWD Wood 76, 79.
HK Salem Syrian sorcerors & Nyogtha 261.
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