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In demonology, Vine is an Earl and also a King of Hell.

Etymology

The etymology of his name seems to be the Latin word 'vinea', vine, that is also the name given to an ancient war machine made of wood and covered with leather and branches, used to overthrow walls.

Other spellings: Viné, Vinea.


Rank

Vine is an Earl and also a King of Hell commanding 36 legions of demons.


Powers

Vine can tell present, past and future, discover witches and hidden things, create storms and make the water rough by means of them, bring down walls and build towers.


Appearance

This demon is portrayed as a lion holding a snake in his hand and riding a black horse.


Quotes

Vine is a great king and an earle, he showeth himselfe as a lion, riding on a blacke horsse, and carrieth a viper in his hand, he gladlie buildeth large towres, he throweth downe stone walles, and maketh waters rough. At the commandement of the exorcist he answereth of things hidden, of witches, and of things present, past, and to come. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583)

Vine seal

The Forty-fifth Spirit is Vine, or Vinea. He is a Great King, and an Earl; and appeareth in the Form of a Lion,20 riding upon a Black Horse, and bearing a Viper in his hand. His Office is to discover Things Hidden, Witches, Wizards, and Things Present, Past, and to Come. He, at the command of the Exorcist will build Towers, overthrow Great Stone Walls, and make the Waters rough with Storms. He governeth 36 Legions of Spirits. And his Seal is this, which wear thou, as aforesaid, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)