Zagon is the 61st spirit, a great King and President, who appears in the form of a bull with gryphon wings.
Magick is the art of causing change in accordance with one’s Will according to English Occultist Aleister Crowley. Read articles about Magick below.
The foreword to the Goetia sets out to explain some of the terminology involved and what exactly is meant by each of the spirits. To start, it is explained that the original Greek word, daimon, was derived by Plato from the Greek word knowing.
Magick is the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with Will.
Alexander was a sorcerer in the 2nd century CE whose deeds were written down by Lucian, a man who knew Alexander personally and bitterly despised him.
Apollonius of Tyana was an influential Greek philosopher and teacher who influenced science and occultism well after his death.
Simon Magus was a magician mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles who asked Philip and Peter to teach him to perform miracles.
Profiles of four sorcerers and magicians from antiquity.
Early Christians viewed Moses as a great magician having been educated in Egyptian magic.
Medea was known as a sorceress who used her magic to fight a monster called Talos during Jason’s quest to obtain the Golden Fleece.
Voodoo dolls (or kolossoi as the Greeks called them) were also quite popular in the Greco-Roman world.
Circe, the daughter of the Sun, one of the Titans, is a beautiful seductress similar to Calypso.
A sorcerer is someone who can manipulate higher powers for his or her specific goals.