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- The main god of the Phoenicians. Although at one time believed to be represented as half man and half fish, modern scholarship recognizes that the latter was the apkallu, while Dagan/Dagon was a grain god.
- 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter II, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., OCLC 222716698, page 15:
- Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.
main god of the Phoenicians
- Former name of .