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Dagon, the fish God

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As men became more and more accustomed to these idols and less and less spiritual in their worship they would ventrure to give expression to their ideas of the unseen gods. Other materials were used, and as might be required by the materials, other shapes were of necessity given. At first, it would seem, that only representations of animals were attempted, then, asin the teraphim, the head of a man was attached to various animal forms, as also in Dagon, the fish-god, which has a human figure, terminating in a fish

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Errors Chains: How Forged and Broken
By Frank S. Dobbins
Published in 1883
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Posted on
Monday 25 May 2020
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