from Collin de Plancy's Dictionnaire Infernal


Barbatos' seal

In demonology, Barbatos is an Earl and Duke of Jinnestan, ruling thirty legions of demons and has four kings as his companions to command his legions. He gives the understanding of the voices of the animals, says past and future, conciliates friends and rulers, and he can lead men to hidden treasures that have been hid by the enchantment of magicians.

His name seems to derive from Latin 'barbatus', bearded, old man, philosopher.

He is the 8th demon in The Lesser Key of Solomon, while Pseudomonarchia Daemonum listed him as the 6th demon. He is also mentioned in Grand Grimoire as subordinate of Satanachia.


His name seems to derive from Latin barbatus, meaning bearded, old man, philosopher.


Once of the order of the virtues of heaven, he is now an Earl and Duke of Jinnestan who commands 30 legions.


Barbatos appears as a horned archer or hunter in the woods with four kings sounding horns before him. He is similar to Robin of the Woods or Jack in the Green.


Barbatos teaches how to decipher what animals speak of, knows of buried treasures, can reconcile disagreements between friends, and knows of past and future events.