|Belisama, Belyau, Belide (Radiance, Brilliance) Bella, Tout Belle, Isabelle, Ysabelle, Leisa Bèla, Isabella, Bélise, Belill, Arabella, Obela, Beilio, Bilo, Obila, Belica, Belina, Biela, Bielina, Beline, Belisia (Sacred Tree) §Bellona, Bellone, La Vielle, Sybil, Cybele, Cybèle (Crone) Bellicen, Bellicent, Belenë, Belinda (Head of Light) Cidlina, Surina, Litavis, Nabia, Navia (Creator) Beag (Small) Bec Fola (Small Dowry) Bega (Bee) Becca, Beccaz, Béchar, Béchat, Becque (Small)|
Prière à Belisama
Etoile du matin
Prayer of Belisama
Star of the Morning
Mu wlfrech, Moelfrech,
Brindled cow, white speckled,
|(pron. bell-LEE-see-mah) Moon Goddess, love goddess, and underworld goddess who is the sister and lover of Sumerian Du'uzu the Pomegranate god. All trees are sacred to her. Goddess of light, muse of poetry, music and sovereignty who wears a dress made of silver and diamonds, diamond shoes, and a crown over her wavy ringleted hair that reaches to her feet. She owns a miraculous bracelet; and can be seen wearing a brooch, diadem of beaten gold and silken smock embroidered with gold. She is Queen of Lyonesse whose portal is at Penzance, Cornwall. Stretching under the sea of the Scilly Isles. The 7 Stones reef off Land’s End mark the site of one of the vanished towns, the City of Lions. Carrick luz en cuz: The Ancient Rock in the Wood is the name for St Michael’s Mount Island there. You can hear churchbells under the water when the weather is rough. Lyon, France is also known as Pays Lyonnais in French. She journeyed to the Immortal World and returned to see time had not passed. Fionn Mac Cumhail sought a drink from her sacred well of wisdom. Beags 3 daughters tried to stop him from drinking by throwing water on him, but some of the water went in his mouth and he gained wisdom. She rows on the lake in a golden boat with a golden scull. In Myddfai she rises from the lake and bara cras: barley bread offerings are made to her. [1 version she changes from a goose into a woman] She agrees to stay with shepherd Bron y Fedw: The Fisher King until she is given tri ergyá diachos: 3 causeless blows with iron. She dissappears with her 4 cows and 4 oxen into the lake after 3 blows. Dyffryn Safn yr Hwch: Valley of the Sows Mouth. At Dôl Howel she gives her son Rhiwallon her healing bag & knowledge of sacred plants. She is one of the Tylweth Teg: Fair Family, |
In the Yellow Dwarf : Her mother, Ygernêe, went to the court of the Faery of the Desert to find her a husband; bringing a cake of millet flour, sugar-candy, and crocodiles eggs. The Yellow Dwarf [hairless, long-eared, yellow-faced dwarf wearing a yellow coat & wooden shoes eating oranges from a tree] was bethrothed in exchange for the mothers protection from hungry lions. Belisama violated her bond [ring of a single red hair placed on finger] by attempting to marry the King of the Gold Mines, who had arrived with gold in velvet bags studded with pearls. The Hag of the Desert; dressed in a black tafetta ruff, red velvet hood, ragged farthingale and snakes at her throat arrived on a winged griffon with 2 fire breathing basilisks. She turned the sun blood red, struck Belisama with her lance and allowed the Yellow Dwarf to abduct her to his castle of steel.
In Arthurian legend she is Belide, Princess of France. In the Groach of the Isle of Lok she disguises herself as a young man and rescues Hoarn: Iron with the help of advice and a magic green suit made by Korandon.
Little staff of apple-tree,
The swallow is less swift than the wind,
As she drew near the pond she saw a great procession of fishes advancing to meet her, crying in hoarse tones: This is our lord and master, who has saved us from the net of steel and the pot of gold!
La Cham des Bondons / La Vieille in Cévennes National Park, Lozère, France is her limestone. The menhir: phallus stone Grizac was carried by her and women rub their forhead against it for fertility. Combe of the Old Woman at Bouilland, Côte dOr. France is spoken of by Frenchmen as La Belle France. Bells tolled Backwards is the tocsin of the French, first used as an alarm of fire, and subsequently for any uprising of the people.
Saint Isabelle cured gum ulcers, blindness, and disease with medicine made from ground lizards. The oil from her tomb can cure and she gives milk to women who cannot breastfeed. She hid bread in her apron to feed the poor and when confronted by an angry king had hundreds of roses tumble onto the cobblestones. Visitors to St Claras New Monastery throw bouquets of roses onto her sanctuary. The year before her canonization, the Inquisition had two autos de fé in May where 12 nuns from Celas and Santa Ana, Portugal were condemned to the fire. Her sister is Saint Lucia. Her feast day is October 31st.
Belti: Babylonian goddess of the morning and evening star star of Istar; she descends, extinguishing all life, into the depths of the underworld, from which she is freed by Ea. – Liber Paganum. (64, 84, 180, 188, 207, 210, 256 § Roman form )