The word archangel from Middle English and from Old French is 'archangele' and 'archangelus' from Late Latin. 'Arkhangelos' from Late Greek.

This high-ranking choir comprised of 4, 5, 7 or 9 angels depending on what sources you read. The three commonly accepted Archangels are Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. The others are subject to debate; Uriel, Raguel, Zadkiel, Saraqael, Remiel, Anael, Orfiel, Uzziel, Raziel and Metatron. The Koran only recognized 4 and names two; Djibril (Gabriel) and Michael.

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Archangel
From Paranormality. Detailed article on the archangels. Includes a list of known archangels and their attributes.
Archangel - Wikipedia
A short article on the Archangels and their origins in religion.
Gabriel
From Wikipedia. A brief article on the Archangel.
Michael (archangel) - Wikipedia
Describes instances of this archangel in various religious texts.
Raphael
From Wikipedia. A short article on the Archangel.
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