Saint Thomas Aquinas

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Early Christian Symbols-Greek- The Fish


Fun trivia here for those who wonder how the fish symbol came to be stuck on thousands of cars these days; the symbol of course originating back to the early church. The early Christian symbolism of the Fish derived from the first five letters in Greek abbreviated meaning...

Iesous Christos Theou Yios Soter
I Ch Th Y S or Jesus Christ, Son of God , Savior.
I ch th y s spells Fish in Greek. (ΙΧΘΥΣ, Greek for fish)

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