, or Baal-Shamin (Syrian Semitic), was a supreme deity
and the sky god
of pre-Islamic Palmyra
in ancient Syria
. His attributes are the eagle and the lightning bolt. "Beel" is also equivalent to the semitic Baal
, meaning "Lord", and was an ancient name for Enlil
Beelshamên formed a triad with the lunar god Aglibol and the sun god Malakbel (or Yarhibol).