- the Mesopotamian god of agriculture and the earth: a counterpart of the Phoenician and Philistine Dagon.
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More recently in May, speaking to an Israeli think tank, Dagan went further.A Bundle of Bombast
July 13, 2012
In addition, Dagan suggested supporting student pro-democracy activists, if only to cause unrest inside Iran.
Dagan, in retirement, has become outspoken in his opposition to a military strike by Israel against Iran.
The United States, in the world according to Dagan, would not permit that to happen.
Yet the deeply intimidating impact that Dagan aimed to create in Iran seems to be exhausted.
At all events, it is in the north that the cult of Dagan rises to prominence.
Coequal in antiquity with the cult of Anu in Assyria is that of Dagan.
Suffice it to say here that Dagan in this connection is an equivalent of Bel.
Ishme-Dagan, king of Assyria, evidence of age of Dagan cult, 208.
Dr. Dagan came on and helped to care for us with the boys' help.A Survivor's Recollections of the Whitman Massacre
- an earth god of the Babylonians and Assyrians
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