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Archangels

According to the Koran, there are four archangels. Gabriel. the angel of revelations, who writes down the divine decrees; Mïchael, the champion, who fights the battles of faith; Azrael, the angel of death; and Azrafil, who is commissioned to sound the trumpet of the resurrection.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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