President Marbas

The Fifth Spirit is Marbas. He is a Great President, and appeareth at first in the form of a Great Lion, but afterwards, at the request of the Master, he putteth on Human Shape. He answereth truly of things Hidden or Secret. He causeth Diseases and cureth them. Again, he giveth great Wisdom and Knowledge in Mechanical Arts; and can change men into other shapes. He governeth 36 Legions of Spirits. And his Seal is this, which is to be worn as aforesaid. – From The Lesser Key of Solomon, Crowley/Mathers edition.

Alternate names: Barbas

Direction: East
Metal: Mercury
Element: Air
Colour: Orange
Planet: Mercury
Incense: Storax
Dates: May 1-10
Enn: Renich tasa uberaca biasa icar Marbas

Sources: Book of IncantationsThe Discoverie of WitchcraftThe Book of SpiritsThe Book of the Office of SpiritsThe Book of OberonThe Grand GrimoirePseudomonarchia Daemonum, and The Lesser Key of Solomon.


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Image from the Illustrated Goetia by Arundell Overman:

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