A Study By:Timothy M. Youngblood
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Dagon, god of fertility worshiped
by the Philistines and throughout the ancient
"Dagon," Microsoft(R) Encarta(R) 97 Encyclopedia. (c) 1993-1996 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Ralph Edward Woodrow states in his book the Babylon Mystery Religion on page
75 and 76 that the expensive and highly decorated garments that the popes wear
were patterned after those of the roman emperors. The historians have not let
this fact go unnoticed, for indeed their testimony is that "the vestments
of the clergy...were legacies from pagan
The tiara crown that the popes wear-though decorated in different ways at different times-is identical in shape to that worn by the "gods" or angles that are shown on ancient pagan Assyrian tablets. It is similar to that seen on dagon, the fish god pictured below. Dagon was actually but a mystery form of the false Babylonian "savior." The name Dagon comes from dag (a word commonly translated "fish" in the Bible) and means "fish god." as we read above. The way Dagon was depicted on Mesopotamian sculpture is seen in the drawing reproduced below with the stone cut of a Dagon Priest.
The fish symbol
The fish symbol has been used for millennia worldwide as a religious symbol associated with the Pagan great mother goddess. It is the outline of her vulva. The fish symbol was often drawn by overlapping two very thin crescent moons. One represented the crescent shortly before the new moon; the other shortly after, when the moon is just visible. The Moon is the heavenly body that has long been associated with the goddess, just as the sun is a symbol of the god. Below you will see a drawing of the pagan goddess Cybele and notice the fish head of dagon on her head. Cybele was worshipped in
The link between the goddess and fish was
found in various areas of the ancient world: In China, great mother Kwan-yin
often portrayed in the shape of a fish In India, the goddess Kali was called
the "fish-eyed one" In Egypt, Isis was called the Great Fish of the
Abyss In Greece the Greek word "delphos"
meant both fish and womb. The word is derived from the location of the ancient
Also from her name comes the name of our fourth month, April. In later
centuries, the Catholic church adsorbed this tradition
by requiring the faithful to eat fish on Friday. In ancient
The fish symbol "was so revered throughout the