The Demon Vapula is a Fallen Angel and 60th of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. In Hell, Vapula is a duke with 36Legions of Demons under his command. He appears as a lion with griffin wings. He confers skill in handicrafts, philosophy, and all science contained in books.
From “The Goetia: The Lesser Key of Solomon the King” (1904) Written by S.L. MacGregor Mathers
VAPULA, or NAPHULA. – The Sixtieth Spirit is Vapula, or Naphula. He is a Duke Great, Mighty, and Strong; appearing in the Form of a. Lion with Gryphon’s Wings. His Office is to make Men Knowing in all Handcrafts and Professions, also in Philosophy, and other Sciences. He governeth 36 Legions of Spirits, and his Seal or Character is thus made, and thou shalt wear it as aforesaid, etc.
From the “Pseudomonarchia Daemonum” ( 1583 ) Written by Johann Weyer (Johann Wier)
Vapula is a great duke and a strong, he is seene like a lion with griphens wings, he maketh a man subtill and wonderfull in handicrafts [mechanics], philosophie, and in sciences conteined in bookes, and is ruler over thirtie six legions.
Vapula Dux magnus and fortis: conspicitur ut leo alis ad modum gryphi. Reddit hominem subtilem and mirabilem in artibus mechanicis, philosophia, and scientiis quæ in libris continentur. Præfectus est trigintasex legionum.
From the “Dictionnaire Infernal” (edition of 1863 ) Written by Jacques Auguste Simon Collin de Plancy
Original Text :
Vapula, grand et puissant duc de l’enfer ; il paraît sous la forme d’un lion, avec des ailes de griffon. Il rend l’homme très-adroit dans la mécanique et la philosophie, et donne l’intelligence aux savants. Trente-six légions lui obéissent.