He 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 Beltane where sun worshipers can turn out in force if they are hardy enough.
Belenus Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bel, Belinos, Belus, Bíle
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Sun
Area of expertise: Sun
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1848
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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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