The seal or sigil of Astaroth, a demon (according to The Lesser Key of Solomon) with his name spelled out, a pentacle, and other symbols, in the shape of a circle. Items portrayed in this file depicts.
- Demon Astaroth: Goetia. Astaroth is the 29th spirit and he is a duke. Astaroth appears in the form of an angel riding upon an infernal dragon. Astaroth gives true answers about the past, the present and about the future, and he helps you to discover all secret things.
- The 'Seal of Solomon' in the 17th-century grimoire The Lesser Key of Solomon. ( Public Domain ) Apart from such purported mystical qualities, the Seal of Solomon possesses symbolic values as well. For example, the base of the seal is shown to touch the ground, whilst its tip reaches the heavens, thus symbolizing a harmony of opposites.
The demon Astaroth appears in the grimoires Munich Manual of Demonic Magic, The Cambridge Book of Magic, Hygromanteia, The Magus, The Discoverie of Witchcraft, The Book of the Office of Spirits, Three Books of Occult Philosophy, The Grimoire of Pope Honorius, Grimorium Verum, The Book of Abramelin, The Book of Oberon, Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, The Lesser Key of Solomon, and Dictionnaire Infernal
Working Wax Seal Reproduced from the Goetia, the famous Magickal Grimoire of Solomon, this functioning wax seal is reputed to be able to cause love between a man and a woman, raise thunder and lightning, and give answers to all things secret and divine. For Power and Knowledge. Finished in gold/silver and/or embellished with Swarovski crystals. Each piece is supplied with its own chain and is. The seal and character of astaroth As regards spirits, says the former, some are superior and others inferior. The three superior are Lucifer, Beelzebuth and Astaroth.
From The Lesser Key of Solomon, Crowley/Mathers edition:
The Twenty-ninth Spirit is Astaroth. He is a Mighty, Strong Duke, and appeareth in the form of an hurtful Angel riding on an Infernal Beast like a Dragon, and carrying in his right hand a Viper. Thou must in no wise let him approach too near unto thee, lest he do thee damage by his Noisome Breath. Wherefore the Magician must hold the Magical Ring near his face, and that will defend him. He giveth true answers of things Past, Present, and to Come, and can discover all Secrets. He will declare wittingly how the Spirits fell, if desired, and the reason of his own fall. He can make men wonderfully knowing in all Liberal Sciences. He ruleth 40 Legions of Spirits. His Seal is this, which wear thou as a Lamen before thee, or else he will not appear nor yet obey thee, etc.
This demon derived from the diety Ashtoreth
The spells The mystery of the black hen for making a demon obedientThe Kabbalah of the Green ButterflyA method for knowing whom you will marry invokes this demon.
This demon is associated with the directions WestWednesday
The angel Asteraoth may be related to this demon.
This demon named in the historical event Loudun possessions
Timeline of related events
Seal Of Astaroth In The Bible
1531Publication of Agrippa's Three Books of Occult Philosophy (lists this demon)
1536Publication of De praestigiis daemonum (lists this demon)
1563First known appearance of The Book of the Office of Spirits (lists this demon)
1577Book of Oberon completed (lists this demon)
1584Publication of The Discoverie of Witchcraft (lists this demon)
1608Publication of the Book of Abramelin (lists this demon)
1634Loudun possessions (this demon named in Loudun possessions)
Seal Of Astaroth CharactersPublication of the Lesser Key of Solomon (lists this demon)
1670Publication of the Grimoire of Pope Honorious (lists this demon)
1801Publication of The Magus (lists this demon)
1817Publication of Grimorium Verum (lists this demon)