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Christian Fish Symbol - Gold with Red Outline Photo Cut Out

Large Silver Christian Cross Fish Auto Emblem

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The fish symbol how ever is...

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There are several other hypotheses as to why the fish was chosen. Some sources indicate that the earliest literary references came from the recommendation of to his readers (Paedagogus, III, xi) to engrave their seals with the dove or fish. However, it can be inferred from Roman monumental sources such as the Cappella Greca and the Sacrament Chapels of the catacomb of that the fish symbol was known to Christians much earlier. Another probable explanation is that it is a reference to the in which feeds 5,000 people with fish and bread :15-21, :30-44, :12-17, and :4-13). The may also relate to Jesus or his disciples as "fishers of men" (e.g., :17). , in his treatise , makes a pun on the word, writing that "we, little fishes, after the example of our Jesus Christ, are born in water." Still another explanation could be the reference to . Just like he was in the belly of a big fish, so , entombed for three days, and then rose from the dead.

What is the origin of the Christian fish symbol?

The History of the Christian Fish Symbol

Of course I’m talking about the fish symbol.

“According to tradition, ancient Christians, during their persecution by the Roman Empire in the first few centuries after Christ, used the fish symbol to mark meeting places and tombs, or to distinguish friends from foes.”

According to tradition, ancient Christians, during their persecution by the Roman Empire in the first few centuries after Christ, used the fish symbol to mark meeting places and tombs, or to distinguish friends from foes: