Balsamus a mythological name among the Spanish Priscillianists according to Jerome (Barbelo). It is evidently Baal-Samin, the "Lord of heaven," a well-known divinity of the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Mesopotamians, etc. See Chwolsohn, Ssabier, ii, 158 sq.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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