The Demon Gamigin ( Samigina ) is a Fallen Angel and fourth of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. In Hell, Gamigin is a duke with 30 Legions of Demons. He appears in the form of a small horse or ass and then changes into a human. His voice is hoarse.
Gamigin teaches liberal sciences and delivers news about people who have died in sin. He can summon the souls of drowned men and those who are in purgatory.
These souls appear as aerial bodies before the magician and give answers to questions.
His name is also seen as Samigina and Gamygyn.
From “The Goetia: The Lesser Key of Solomon the King” (1904) Written by S.L. MacGregor Mathers
SAMIGINA or GAMIGIN. – The Fourth Spirit is Samigina, a Great Marquis. He appeareth in the form of a little Horse or Ass, and then into Human shape doth he change himself at the request of the Master. He speaketh with a hoarse voice. He ruleth over 30 Legions of Inferiors. He teaches all Liberal Sciences, and giveth account of Dead Souls that died in sin. And his Seal is this, which is to be worn before the Magician when he is Invocator, etc.
From the “Pseudomonarchia Daemonum” ( 1583 ) Written by Johann Weyer (Johann Wier)
Gamigin [Gamygyn] is a great marquesse, and is seene in the forme of a little horsse, when he taketh humane shape he speaketh with a hoarse voice, disputing of all liberall sciences; he bringeth also to passe, that the soules, which are drowned in the sea, or which dwell in purgatorie (which is called Cartagra, that is, affliction of soules) shall take aierie bodies, and evidentlie appeare and answer to interrogatories at the conjurors commandement; he tarrieth with the exorcist, untill he have accomplished his desire, and hath thirtie legions under him.
Original Text: Gamygyn magnus Marchio: in forma equi parvi visitur: at ubi hominis simulachrum assumit, raucam edit vocem, de omnibus artibus liberalibus differens: efficit quoque, ut coram exorcista conveniant animæ in mari exeuntes, and quæ degunt in purgatorio (quod dicitur Cartagra, id est, afflictio animarum) and corpora aërea suscipiunt, apparentque evidenter, and ad interrogata respondent. Permanet apud exorcistam, donec ipsius votum expleverit. Triginta legiones in sua habet potestate.
From the “Dictionnaire Infernal” (edition of 1863 ) Written by Jacques Auguste Simon Collin de Plancy
Original Text: Gamygyn, grand marquis des enfers. C’est un puissant démon. On le voit sous la formé d’un petit cheval. Mais dès qu’il prend celle’ d’un homme, il a une voix rauque et discourt sur les arts libéraux; Il fait paraître aussi devant l’exorciste les âmes qui ont péri dans la mer, et celles qui souffrent dans cette partie: du purgatoire qui’ est appelée Cartagra ( c’est-à-dire affliction des âmes).
Il répond clairement à toutes les questions qu’on lui fait; il reste auprès de l’exorciste jusqu’à’ce qu’il ait exécuté tout ce qu’on lui ordonne; cependant là-bas, trente légions lui sont soumises.
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