catalog of demons
1.) Arch-demon corresponding to Chesed ( Mathers, Waite ) or to Geburah ( 777 )
2.) The 29th spirit of the Goetia, demon by day of the second decante
Also spelled Astaroth "
commanding 40 legions
*(Aleister Crowley's interpretation)
ASTAROTH aka ASTARTE (Feminine form).
Zodiac Position: 20-24 degrees of Leo *(10-20 Capricorn)
August 13th-17th *(Dec 31-Jan 9)
Tarot Card: 7 of Rods *(3 Pentacles)
Candle color: Orange
Planet: Mars *(Venus)
Metal: Iron *(Copper)
Element of Fire *(Earth)
Rank: GRAND DUKE OF THE WESTERN REGIONS OF HELL
Astaroth rules 40 legions of spirits and is a Day Demon
Astaroth is The Lord Treasurer of Hell and serves as a guidance councilor for other Demons
Astaroth answers truly concerning past, present and future
He/she discovers all secrets, and is an excellent teacher of the liberal sciences
He/she causes one to have prophetic dreams or visions about the future and gives insight into the unknown.
He/she obtains friendship of those in power.
Astaroth was once
the Babylonian Goddess, Ishtar/Inanna. She was also the Egyptian Goddess
Isis. Her beloved, Dumuzi/Tammuz (he was sometimes given the title
'Adonis") was murdered by his brother, Marduk. She was heartbroken
after this and decended into the "Lower World" (Africa)
to try to resurrect him.
ASHTORETH - Astarte, a Phoenician goddess