In Persian mythology, the personification of evil, somewhat analogous to Satan. For a closer look at the old boy, read Byron’s Manfred (65). Rees (251) observes that Ahrimanes is none other than the Oromanes already mentioned under our discussion of Abudah chest. Rees (254) also explains that Ahrimanes was a name familiar to English audiences because he was portrayed in a popular opera by Balfe.
must yield up his life to Ahrimanes