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Spirits of Aleister Crowley's Illustrated Goetia


Rank: Marquis
10 - 20
Zodiac sign:
Gemini (night June 1 - June 10)
Nine of Swords
Alchemical sign:
Luna - Silver

Shax (or Shaz or Shass) is the Forty-fourth Spirit, a Great Marquis. He appears in the form of a stock-dove, speaking in a hoarse but voice. His office is to take away the sight, hearing or understanding of any man or woman at the command of the Exorcist,; and to steal money out of houses of Kings and to carry it in again in 1200 years. If commanded he will fetch horses at the request of the Exorcist, or any other thing. But he must be commanded into a Triangle or else he will deceive him and tell him many lies. He can discover all things hidden and not kept by wicked spirits. He gives good Familiars, sometimes, and governs 30 Legions of Spirits.


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

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