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BELENUS

Picture of the Celtic Sun God BELENUS from our Celtic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Celtic Sun God

Also known as Bel, Belus, Belinos, Bíle

Famous Sun God

Shines through his numerous names.

Bel for short, Beli to the Welsh and Bile to the Irish. Billingsgate in London comes from Bile’s Gate. The Romans liked him as well.

On the 1st of May he has his very own festival called Beltaine where sun worshippers can turn out in force if they are hardy enough.

BELENUS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BELENUS
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : Bel, Belus, Belinos, Bíle
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : deity

In charge of : the Sun
God of : Sun

Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index : 16105

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Article last updated on 20 September 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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