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Bel

by Micha F. Lindemans
The supreme god of pre-Islamic Palmyra, in ancient Syria, and the god of the sky. His name means "lord" or "master". Together with the gods Aglibol and Yarhibol he forms a powerful triad. His attributes are the eagle and lightning bolts.

Linguistically the same as Baal.

It is also an ancient appellation of Enlil and Marduk.


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