Elijah is an Old testament figure . His name has been translated: Jehovah is God or Yahweh is God. http://www.weddingvendors.com/baby-names/meaning/elijah/ is considered the spiritual founder of the Carmelites. http://forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=9576 He has been related to the solar deity Perun of the northern Slavs. Singh 1993, 118. His feast on 20 July was accompanies by fies on hills and killing a rooster. cf. Prophet Boboshov the sun god Gelyos was replaced with Elijah Campbell, 1983, 265