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In demonology, Murmur is a Great Duke and Earl of Hell.


Etymology

'Murmur' in Latin means noise, whisper, murmur, and the sound of the trumpet. Other spelling: Murmus, Murmuur, Murmux.


Appearance

Murmur is depicted as a soldier riding a Vulture or a Griffin, and wearing a ducal crown. Two of his ministers go before him making the sound of trumpets. Some authors portray him simply as a vulture.


Rank

Murmur is a Great Duke and Earl of Hell and has thirty legions of demons under his command.


Powers

Murmur teaches Philosophy, and can oblige the souls of the deceased to appear before the conjurer to answer every desired question. According to some authors he also teaches music.


Quotes

Murmur is a great duke and an earle, appearing in the shape of a souldier, riding on a griphen, with a dukes crowne on his head; there go before him two of his ministers, with great trumpets, he teacheth philosophie absolutelie, he constraineth soules to come before the exorcist, to answer what he shall aske them, he was of the order partlie of thrones, and partlie of angels, and ruleth thirtie legions.Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583)

Murmur seal

The Fifty-fourth Spirit is called Murmur, or Murmus, or Murmux. He is a Great Duke, and an Earl; and appeareth in the Form of a Warrior riding upon a. Gryphon, with a Ducal Crown upon his Head. There do go before him those his Ministers, with great Trumpets sounding. His Office is to teach Philosophy perfectly, and to constrain Souls Deceased to come before the Exorcist to answer those questions which he may wish to put to them, if desired. He was partly of the Order of Thrones, and partly of that of Angels. He now ruleth 30 Legions of Spirits. And his Seal is this, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)

Art/Fiction

Murmur appears as a boss In world of warcraft within Shadow Labs.