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Agiel is mentioned as a Spirit in such works as the Key of Solomon.


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Etymology

From Hebrew: אגיאל: The Intelligence (beneficial spirit) of Saturn. Association : Haniel, Elubeb, Asmodaï


Rank

Agiel is the presiding spirit of the planet Saturn, with Zazel.


Behavior

As it says on the 10th Plate: "The First Pentacle of Mercury.--It serveth to invoke the Spirits who are under the Firmament.". And the letters forming the names of the Spirits Yekahel and Agiel. He is also described as protecting from deads.

Plate X: The First Pentacle of Mercury. It serveth to invoke the Spirits who are under the Firmament. Letters forming the Names of the Spirits Yekahel and Agiel.

The name of the spirit was written on a talisman that belonged to Catherine de Medicis, Queen of France.


Art/Fiction

  • In the fantasy book series The Sword of Truth by Terry Goodkind, the agiel is used as a weapon by the Mord'Sith.



Source : The Lesser Key of Salomon