The national god of the Philistines, represented with the face and hands and upper part of a man, and the tail of a fish.
Dagon was a major northwest Semitic god, the god of grain and agriculture according the few sources to speak of the matter, worshipped by the early Amorites, by the people of Ebla, by the people of Ugarit and a chief god (perhaps the chief god) of the Biblical Philistines.
god of agriculture and the earth; national god of Philistines
the principal god of the Philistines and father of Baal in Canaanite mythology.
Dagon was a major northwest Semitic god, reportedly a god of grain and agriculture, worshipped by the early Amorites, by the people of Ebla and Ugarit, and a major god, perhaps the chief god, of the Biblical Philistines, demonized by ancient Israelites.
In many campaign settings for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, Dagon is a demon lord, also called Prince of the Depths. His realm is the 89th layer of the Abyss, and is known as Shadowsea. Dagon is an obyrith.