Dagan
Dagan Dagan prop. n. the Mesopotanian god of agriculture and earth; it is a counterpart of Phoenician and Philistine Dagon.

Note: See references to Dagon in the Bible and in the opera Samson et Dalila. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • DAGAN — ou DAG D’origine inconnue et resté étranger à la culture sumérienne, le dieu Dagan appartient surtout à la religion des anciens sémites. Son nom, qui pourrait signifier «grain», donne une idée médiocre de son importance: il est en réalité à la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dagan — bezeichnet Dagon, antike Gottheit in Mesopotamien und Syrien Dagan ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Avigdor Dagan (1912–2006), tschechischer Dichter, Prosaist und Publizist jüdischer Herkunft und israelischer Diplomat und Botschafter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dagan — can refer to either: Dagan (bishop) An Irish bishop in the early 7th century Dagon a fertility god Also see: Dagon (disambiguation) for other spellings. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Dagan — Dagan,   sumerischer Gott, Dagon …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Dagan — 1 Original name in latin Dagan Name in other language Dagan, Dagan Zhen, Ta kan, da gan, da gan zhen State code CN Continent/City Asia/Shanghai longitude 26.9316 latitude 117.73281 altitude 149 Population 0 Date 2012 01 18 2 Original name in… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Dagan — /dah gahn/, n. the Mesopotamian god of agriculture and the earth: a counterpart of the Phoenician and Philistine Dagon. * * * West Semitic god of crop fertility, father of Baal. He was the mythical inventor of the plow. He had an important temple …   Universalium

  • DAGAN —    West Semitic weathergodwho was worshipped especially in the middle Euphrates region within the zone of rain fed agriculture. He was the chief deity at Eblaand of great importance in Mari. He was introduced to Mesopotamia by the kings of Akkad… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • Dagan —    An important storm god worshipped by the Semitic peoples who inhabited Syria and western Mesopotamia in the late third millennium b.c. Dagan was the principal deity at Ebla in Syria, and he was one of the chief gods at Terqua and Mari, both on …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Dagan — Dagon (divinité) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Dagon. Dagon, forme ancienne Dagan, est un important dieu des populations sémitiques du Nord Ouest. Il est le dieu des semences et de l agriculture et fut révéré par les anciens Amorrites, les… …   Wikipédia en Français

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