Learn about Asmodeus, a demon of wrath, lust, and deception, who appears in various religious and literary sources, such as Zoroastrianism, the book of Tobit, Paradise Lost, and The Magus. Discover his origins, features, functions, and influence on art and culture.
The Goetia is the first book of the 17th century grimoire, The Lesser Key of Solomon, which was translated into English by SL MacGregor Mathers in 1904 and later used extensively by Aleister Crowley. The Goetia provides a catalog of 72 demons that can be summoned to do one’s bidding. Read articles about the Goetia below.