Bathin


Bathin

In demonology, Bathin is a duke (Great Duke according to Pseudomonarchia Daemonum) of Hell, who has under his command thirty legions of demons. He knows the virtues of precious stones and herbs, and can bring men suddenly from one country to another. He helps one attain astral projection, and takes one wherever one wants to go.

He is depicted as a strong man with the tail of a serpent, riding a pale horse.

He is mentioned in The Lesser Key of Solomon.

Additional traits:

  • Element - Air
  • Metal - Lead
  • Plant - Mistletoe
  • Candle colour - Purple
  • Tarot card - 10 of Swords

Other spellings: Bathym, Mathim, Marthim.

See also

  • Lesser Key of Solomon

Sources

  • S. L. MacGregor Mathers, A. Crowley, The Goetia: The Lesser Key of Solomon the King (1904). 1995 reprint: ISBN 0-87728-847-X.