Definition of Fish-worship
1. Noun. The worship of fish.
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Literary usage of Fish-worship
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1880)
"Remains of Ancient Temple.—Broken Pottery.— Derceto.—Worship of the Goddess.—fish-worship.—Massive Sea-wall.—Ancient Harbor.—Breakwater. ..."
2. The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1880)
"fish-worship.—Massive Sea-wall.—Ancient Harbor.—Breakwater.—Columns and Foundations of Temples.—Biblical and Historical References to Askelon. ..."
3. Diversions of a Naturalist by Edwin Ray Lankester (1915)
"The evidence of the connexion of the early Christian Church with fish worship becomes convincing when once the importance of the great secret cult of the ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by Sir William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"fish-worship extended also to Assyria. The fish-god, a male form of the Phoenician Dagon, is represented on one of the sculptures of Khorsabad, ..."