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Tue, 2018-Jun-26 00:24 UTC
Length - 1:26
Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.
The random article for Tuesday, 26 June 2018 is Marbas.
In demonology, Marbas or Barbas is a demon described in the Ars Goetia. He is described as the Great President of Hell governing thirty-six legions of demons. He answers truly on hidden or secret things, causes and heals diseases, teaches medical arts, and changes men into other shapes. He is depicted as a great lion that, under the conjurer's request, changes shape into a man.
The name Barbas also comes from the Latin "barba", beard, hellebore (a plant used in witchcraft, especially to invoke demons), and also a male name.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 00:24 UTC on Tuesday, 26 June 2018.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marbas.
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