Spirits of Aleister Crowley’s Illustrated Goetia


Rank: President
Degree: 10 – 20
Zodiac sign: Taurus (day May 1 – May 10)
Tarot: Six of Disks
Alchemical sign: Mercury – Mercury

Marbas is the Fifth Spirit, a Great President. Initially he appears in the form of a lion, but afterward at the Magician’s request he takes on a human form. He answers truthfully about things hidden or secret. He causes diseases and cures them. He gives great wisdom and knowledge in mechanical arts and can change men into other shapes. He governs 36 Legions of Spirits.


Crowley, Aleister, Illustrated Goetia, DuQuette, Hyatt, Wilson, Temple, Arizona, New Falcon Publications 2000