Definitions and Symbols from "The Two Babylons"

A Mini-Dictionary with 267 entries.

Author: a. Hislop?

Aakbar: [Chaldean] A mouse, also signifies "The mighty one", in Turkish and some other Eastern dialects became kbar, as in the Moslem saying "Allar Akbar", meaning "God is Great". Synonym of Abir. {SEE Gheber}

Aber: Signifies a "wing".

Abir: Synonym of Gheber.

Adad: "The One God."

Adon: {SEE Adonis}

Adonai: [Hebrew] "The Lord".

Adonis: The "Huntsman" that Venus cried over, the same as Tammuz. {SEE Tammuz}

Agathodaemon: A god depicted as a winged asp.

Agni: Hindu god of fire. Wore an open tiara with 2 horns.

Aithio Pais: Title of Bacchus; i.e., "the son of Ethiops."

Akmon: Name applied to the king of the gods. From Chaldean form of Hebrew word, khmn, "the burner". Khmn becomes Akmon, just as the Hebrew word for blood, dem, became adem in Chaldean.

Ala mahozim: "The god of fortifications", the Egyptian Osiris, also celebrated as "the strong chief of the buildings".

Alma Mater: "Virgin mother".

Alorus: Possibly from Al-our, "god of fire", or Al-ltur, "the burning god".

Amarusia: Aphrodite’s name in Athens, meaning "the mother of gracious acceptance" from the word, ama, "mother"; and, retza, "to accept graciously". Name also applied to Diana.

Ammas: Greek form of the Chaldean word, Ama, meaning mother. Greek name of the Babylonian Rhea.

Amon: Father of the Egyptian god, Khons or Khonso, known as "the hidden god".

Apis: Another name for Saturn, "the hidden one". The calf Apis, known in Egypt as Hepi, or Hapi, mystically representative of the Egyptian, Osiris. In Chaldea Hap means "to cover", in Egyptian "to conceal". {SEE Athor}

Aphrodite: "The wrath-subduer". From the Chaldean word, aph, "wrath"; and radah, "to subdue". The feminine emphatic is the word radite. Legend has it that Aphrodite could soothe the anger of Jove and "the most mean spirits of gods and men" with her charm.

Asher: [Chaldean] means "to prosper".

Ashta: [Chaldee] Means both "the woman" and "fire".

Asshur: [Chaldean] "To make strong."

Astarte: Asht-tart,"the woman that made towers". Tart comes from the Hebrew verb tr, "to go around", or "to be round", "to surround", or "encompass". The masculine form of the word, tor, used for "a border, or row of jewels round the head". The feminine, turis, is Greek form of turit, with the "t" in Greek converted to an "s". In Hebrew, Ashtoreth, "the woman that made the encompassing wall." The name Astarte also signified, "maker of investigations."

Astraea: From Ash-trai-a, "the maker of investigations".

Atargatis: {SEE Atergatis}

Atergatis: Fish goddess of Syria, called the mother of Semiramis & at times said to be Semiramis.

Athena: Name of Minerva in Athens. Means "the lady"; from the Hebrew, Adon, meaning, "the lord," which became Athan, femine form of Athana, hence Athena in the Attic dialect.

Athor: A goddess in Egypt, her name means "habitation of God". The female counterpart of Apis, which is a "spotted cow". The Egyptian, Venus. (Note, that the Druids worship a spotted cow.)

Atys: Also, Attis, or Attes. From Greek word Ate, which signifies "error of sin". Derived from Chaldean word Hata, "to sin", signifying "the sinner.

Aurora: Wife of Orion. Aur-ora physically means "pregnant with light"; and ohra, "to conceive" or be "pregnant" is origin of the Greek word for "a wife".

B’hai: "Life-restoring", from the Chaldee hia or haya, "to live, to restore life"; hia became haya in Greek and haya with the diggamma prefixed becomes B’haya; so in Egypt Bai signifies soul or spirit.

Baal: "The lord".

Baal-aberin: "Lord of wings," the "winged one."

Baal-abirin: "The Winged One." (Pronounced nearly the same as Baal-aberin) Refers to Nimrod, as the "lord of the mighty-ones".

Baal-aph: "Lord of wrath," "an angry man."

Baal-berith: "Land of the covenant", used idolatrously of the false messiah as mediator and head of the covenant of grace.

Baal-lashon: "Lord of tongue," "an eloquent man."

Bacchus: "The lamented one"; from Bakhah ,"to weep" or "lament". The revelries of Bacchus were suppose to purify the soul

Bacchus Ichthys: The fish. (If Bacchus was called a fish, and Bacchus was Nimrod, then Oannes, also must be Nimrod.)

Baitulos: Greek name for the swaddled, anointed stone prevalent in many myths and legends. From B’hai and also, tli, tleh, or tloh; combined, B’hai-tuloh, "life-restoring child." {SEE B’hai}

Baitz: [Hebrew; Feminine] Means "egg," male form is Baitza. In Chaldee and Phoenician becomes Baith or Baitha. The words Baith and Baitha are pronounced same as the word for house in Chaldee and Phoenician .

Balder: "Seed of Baal", from the Chaldean form of Baal-zar. The Hebrew "z" often became a "d" in later Chaldee.

Bar: In the mysteries Bar signified corn to the common man; but to the initiated it was recognized to mean "the son".

Bassareus: Same as Kissos; also worshipped in Greece under the name of Bassareus. Meaning signifies both "the house of grapes", or "the vintage gatherer" and "the encompasser with a wall" , the latter identifies him with the Egyptian, Osiris, "the strong chief of the buildings", and the Assyrian, Belus, "who encompassed Babylon with a wall." From the Chaldean word Batzar.

Bee: In Chaldea the word for bee, dabar, also signified a "word." In the Mysteries a symbol for the "seed of a woman." {SEE Dabar}

Beel-zebub: "Lord of the fly", an Oriental fly-destroying god. In very hot countries, swarms of flies are often a terrible nuisance. The name also refers to Satan because, Baal-zebub, means "the restless Lord". In Job, it is said of Satan that he, "goeth to and fro in the earth, and walketh up and down it..." The word zebub when referring to a fly comes from a Arabic root, which signifies "to move from place to place, like flies, without settling". Hence the secret meaning of Baal-zebub "Lord of restless and unsettled motion."

Bel: [Chaldean] "The confounder", "to mix", also "the heart". Name of the great Babylonian god, originally given as a title to Cush. Name later passed down to his deified descendants. As "The Confounder," his symbol was the club. In Chaldea the name of a club comes from the word Hephaitz, "to break in pieces or scatter abroad." (Vulcan’s Hammer) {SEE Hephaistos} {SEE Sacred Heart}

Bellona: In Chaldean, "the lamentar of Bel". From Bel and onah, "to lament".

Beltis: (equivalent of, Baalti) translated "My Lady". In Latin, i>mea Dominia. In Italian, Maddonna.

Ben-Almet-Ishaa: [Chaldean] "Son of the virgin of salvation." {SEE Druids / Heimdal}

Benoth: "Child-bearing". Benah, the verb from which benoth comes, means both to "bring forth children" and "to build houses". The "bringing forth of children" metaphorically regarded as "building up the house," or the family.

Berkha: "A fugitive", also means "a he-goat".

Boar’s Tusks: The tusks of a boar are symbolic of Spiritual power.

Bona Dea: "The good goddess" of Rome whose mysteries were celebrated by women in extreme secrecy.

Brahm: From the Hebrew, Rahm.

Branch: In the mysteries refers to the branch of Chus. {SEE Sacred Branch}

Bull: The word for which in Hebrew, and Chaldean also signifies ruler or prince. In "Sanchuniathon" we read that "Astarte put on her own head a bull’s head as the ensign of royalty." (Eusebius)

Bulla: A hollow, heart-shaped golden pendant worn in Ancient Rome by the very young. {SEE Cupid; Sacred Heart}

Cannibal: From the Chaldean Cahna-bal, "Priest of Baal". Cahna is emphatic form of Cahn, "a priest".

Cardinal: From the word cardo, "a hinge". Hence, cardinal, "priests of the hinge".

Cecrops: Founder of Athens, 1500 BC.

Ceres: Greek and Roman goddess. The same as Isis. Worshipped as "the Mother of Corn. She was the mother of He-Siri, "the seed,", more frequently known in Assyria as "Bar", "the Seed," or "the corn." Worshipped by most for giving them corn for nourishment of their bodies, but those initiated into the mysteries adored her for the gift of heavenly food that nourished their souls.

Centaur: In Chaldee is Kentaur (the c is hard, and so k), from kehn, "a "priest", and tor, "to go around"; meaning "priest of the revolver". {SEE Sun}

Centaurus: Same as Kronos , or Saturn. Represented the same as the astrological sign Saggitarius, "the archer". {SEE Khons; Consus}

Chaos: "God of confusion", by laws of Chaldaic pronunciation, Chaos is simply a form of Chus, or Cush. Also, khus pronounced khawos/khaos.

Christmas Tree: Symbol of "the Branch", as in a family branch. In the mysteries symbolized the branch of the family of Cush / Nimrod / Ninus and the false resurrection of the deified Nimrod.

Chon: Or Khon, means "lamentar."

Circle: (Or disk) A well known symbol in the East of the Sun-divinity. Also, of Pagan Rome. Apollo, as child of sun was often represented thus; goddesses that claimed kinship to the sun; etc.... Called nimbus, or aureola. "The luminous fluid which encircles the heads of the gods", came to symbolize "the seed" born again.

Cross: In Scripture the cross is called "the accursed tree." The Apostle Paul does say, "God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ," referring to the Christ crucified, not to the cross.

Cup: In the hand of Bacchus, young Chus, son of Chus, or Cush. {SEE Chaos; Cup}

Cush: {SEE Chaos; Cup}

Consus: A Latin god, "the god of hidden counsels", or "the concealer of secrets" looked upon as patron of horsemanship and said to have produced the horse. Also identified with Neptune. {SEE Khons}

Consus: [Latin] Latin god of horse-races. {SEE Khons}

Cup: In sacred language of the mysteries the name of a cup is Khus. {SEE Chaos}

Cuth: It is well known that the name Cush is often found as Cuth. In certain dialects this becomes Cuath. {SEE Khuth}

Cupid: To identify him with his father "the mighty hunter," he was equipped with "bow and arrows;" {SEE Bulla; Sacred Heart}

Cyclops: Also, kuclops, from khuk, "king", and lohb, "flame. This god, or creature was portrayed as having three eyes; one in the forehead

Dabar: [Chaldean] Signifies "bee"; also "word". Before Jesus came to earth, Rev. Hislop says, "the ancient Jews commonly spoke of the Messiah, or the son of God , under the name of Dabar, or the ‘word’." 1Sam 3:1 says "the word of the lord was precious in those days; there was no open vision," and 1Sam 3:21, "And the Lord spake to Samuel by the word of the Lord."

Dagon: A fish-god of the Philistines and the Babylonians. Jerome calls him, "the fish of sorrow". The same as Janus. In the Babylonian Mysteries he was the incarnation of Noah. {SEE Janus}

Dero: The same as Zero in later Chaldee.

Despoina: Greek Domina, "the lady".

Deucalion: A name connected with the Flood, a term used by water-worshippers. Dukh-kalien means "to purify by washing". From dukh, "to wash", and khaleh, "to complete" or "perfect".

Deva: From the Chaldee Thov; a Sanskrit word. Generic name for "God" in India akin in meaning to Brahm. From the Sanskrit Div.

Dionysus: From the Chaldee, DVon-nusu-s, "the sin-bearer".

Disk: (Or circle) Well known symbol in the East of the Sun-divinity. Also, of Pagan Rome. Apollo, as child of sun was often represented thus; goddesses that claimed kinship to the sun; etc.... Called nimbus, or aureola. "The luminous fluid which encircles the heads of the gods", came to symbolize "the seed" born again.

Div: (Also, Shiv) Sanskrit; means "to shine", from the Chaldee Ziv.

Domina: [Latin] "Lady."

Dove: Symbolic of The Holy Spirit, and blasphemously a symbol of Semiraimis, "the Queen of Heaven", or "mother goddess".

Eanus: {SEE Janus}

Ebn Hatul: [Chaldean] "The stone bound in swaddling band", found in many myths and legends. A similar Chaldean word Ebn-Hat-tul signifies "a sin-bearing son". From Hat or Hata, "sin", and tul or ntl, "to support".

El-Bar: [Hebrew] "God the Son", name under which Ninus was worshipped in Babylon. Under this very name Berosus, the Chaldean Historian, names El-bar second in the list of Babylonian sovereigns. Also in Ninevah he was known under this name. In Egypt he was known as simply Bar. Bar meaning "son"; El meaning "God". In Chaldean this becomes Ala-Bar; Greek becomes Ala-Par.

Egg: Druidic emblem of their religious order. Symbolizes the ark of Noah’s flood. In perverse symbology is called the "mundane egg," became one of the symbols of Astarte.

Enos: Also, Innus. Ancient Raman name of Pan, a generic name for fallen man.

Er-Rahman: From the Hebrew Rahm. Turkish title for "The All-Merciful One".

EssNn: "King-bee", name of the chief priest of the Ephesian Diana. {SEE Dabar}

Fish: Symbolic of Noah.

Flowers: {SEE The Two Babylons / Clothing & Crowning of Images}

Goat: Symbolic of Pan, also Adam.

Goose: In hieroglyphics according to Wilkinson signified a child or son.

Horn: Oriental emblem for power or might.

Horned and Winged Bull: Nimrod. Symbolized not only his own authority but those "mighty ones" under his command. The wide expanded wings symbolized the great extent of his reach and power. Aristophanes, says that in the beginning "the birds" were fist created, then the "race of the blessed immortal gods." What may be meant by this is (if "the birds" are the same as the "winged ones") first men "began to be mighty on the earth," and then the leaders of "these mighty ones" were deified. Aristophanes also claims that the ancestor of "the birds" and of the gods was Cupid, the son of Venus, and that he made the "birds" and the "gods" by "mingling all things."

Ichor: The bards of classical Greece used the word ichor when they referred to the blood of a divinity, showing their remembrance of the virtue of "the blood of God."in Chaldean the word ichor signifies "The precious thing."

Indra: "King of the gods" and god of the rain. Another form of Vishnu.

Innus: Also, Enos, ancient Roman name of Pan, a generic name for fallen man.

Ish-nuh: {SEE Vishnu}

Isis: Greek form of H’ isha, the woman.

Ivy: Same as branch. Emblem of the worship of Bacchus.

Janus: "The god of the gods", says of himself, "The ancients...called me Chaos." Proper name is Eanus. In ancient Chaldee E-anush signifies "the man, this name was applied to the Babylonian messiah to identify him with the promised seed of the woman. The Egyptian form is Ph’anesh. Represented as a two-headed god, "who had lived in two worlds."

Jsha: "The woman".

Juno: "Queen of Heaven", signifies "the Lady"; which in Greek, is Hera, "The dove" {SEE Ops}

Juno Covella: "The dove that binds with cords". On certain occasions, Romans combined their goddess’ titles of Juno and Khubele; hence, Juno Covello.

Kamut: [In Egypt "husband of his mother".] The name that Linus, or Osiris known as when referred to as "husband of his mother".

Kentaur: [Chaldean] Also, Centaur (the c is hard, and so k), from kehn, "a priest", and tor, "to go around"; meaning "priest of the revolver". {SEE Sun; Centauras}

Khans: [Egyptian] "the huntsman". Comes from a word that signifies "to chase." {SEE Consuls; Khans}

Kheber: [Arabic] Also gheber, "The mighty one". In Chaldean the word is Aakbar. In Turkish and some other Eastern dialects became akbar, as in the Moslem saying "Allar Akbar", meaning "God is Great". (Synonym of Abir)

Khesa or Khesha: [Chaldean] "gathering in grapes", and "fortifying", or more accurately, "to render inaccessible", from, BA, meaning "in", and tar, meaning "to compass".

Khubby: signifies both "bind with cords", and also, "to travail in birth".

Khubele: "The binder with cords", pronounced Sybil.

Khaki-hold: "King of the world". Name of Nimrod as the universal king, as such his symbol was the bull’s horn. (Example: "the cuckold’s horn")

Kiss: Token of pardon and reconciliation.

Kissios: Greek name for Ivy and one of the names of Bacchus. From the Chaldean word khesa.

Kon: Or Con. Means "laminator."

Kronos: "The horned one". From krn, "a horn." Krn, the verb which kronnos comes from, signifies either "to put forth horns", or "to send forth rays of light". Nimrod was deified as "the horned one", and this name/title stuck in referenceto "the shiner" or "the light-giver".

Kuanyin: Pagan mother goddess of the Chinese of Canton.

Khuth: Or Khuath, Chaldean form of the Hebrew Khus, meaning "a cup."

Lakshmi: "Mother of the Universe" of India. The consort of Vishnu, known for her gracious, and genial manners.

Lateinos: [Greek] In the Latin form, Latium Latinus, and Lateo, means "to lie hid". From the Chaldean word Lat, "to lie hid". In Latopols, today Esneh, a city in Egypt, the fish Latus was worshipped beside the Egyptian Minerva. Apollo’s mother-wife in Greek was called Leto, or in Doric, Lato, feminine of Lat. The Roman name signifies "the lamenter of Lat". In Borrow’s Gypsies in Spain, or Zincali, vol. ii. p.113, "This image grim, whose name was LAUT, Bold Mahmoud found when he took Sumnaut." Virgil makes Latinus the 3rd in descent from Saturn and contemporary with Eneas (Eneid, lib. vii. 11 pp. 45-49)

Leukothea: Also, leukothoe. Has a double meaning, derived from lukhoth, "to light" or "set on fire"; or lukoth, "to glean".

Lucifer: A son of Aurora.

Ma Tsoopo: [Chinese] "holy mother", from Ama Tzupah, "gazing mother". Same as Shing Moo, in the province of Fuh-kien. Mu is a form of Mut or Maut, name of a mother-goddess in Egypt, and shngh in Chaldee means "to look" or "gaze".

Mahozim: Also, Mauzzim. Signifies "munitions", or "fortifications".

Mamacona: "Mother-Priestess". This word is almost pure Hebrew, from ama, "a mother"; and cohn, "priest".

Mars: Also, Mavors. "The causer of rebellion". Roman form of the Chaldean Mar or Mavor, the rebel. Known as Momrs among the Oscans of Italy. Meaning

Maut: Egyptian goddess-mother, Khons was her son. She wore a vulture’s head-dress. {SEE Rhea}

Mavors: Also, Mars. "The causer of rebellion". Roman form of the Chaldean Mar or Mavor, the rebel; also known as Momrs among the Oscans of Italy.

Melissa: "A bee", the sweetener, or producer of sweetness, from mltz, "to be sweet." Melissa, a common name of the priestesses of Cybele. {SEE Mylitta}

Melitta: "The Mediatrix", the feminine form of Melitz, a "mediator", which in Chaldee becomes melitt. The word melitz is used in the book of Job and translated to mean interpreter. Melitta is a title under which Semiramis was worshipped in Babylon in the "unbloody sacrifice".

Melkart: From Melek-kart, "king of the walled city", kir, the same as the Welsh Caer, signifies "an encompassing wall", or a "city completely walled around".

Memnon: "Son of the spotted one".

Merodach: "The Great Rebel." From Mered "to rebel" and Dakh, "the Great."

Mighty: In the Greek Septuagint, translated in Egypt, the term mighty as is used in Gen. in references to Nimrod is also the ordinary name of a Giant.

Minerva: [Egyptian] the lady.

Mistletoe: The token of man’s reconciliation to God.

Mithra: Title that Tammuz was worshipped under his role of "mediator". Depicted in sculpture as a lion with a bee in his mouth {SEE Dabar}

Mizraim: Scriptural name for Lord of Egypt. Evidently from the name of a son of Ham and grandson of Noah. In the Hebrew of Genesis is Metzrim. Metzr-im signifies the "enclosure or embanker of the sea"; the word being derived from im the same as yam, "the sea", and tzr, "to enclose" with formative "m" prefixed.

Molk-Gheber: "The mighty king". Origin of the name Moloch mentioned in the Bible.

Moloch: "King". From the word Molk.

Momis: Also, Moumis. "The spotted one". {SEE Nimr}

Moneta: The emphatic form of a Chaldean word meaning an "image".

Muftis: The Turkish "interpreters" of the Koran. From the same verb muftis comes, also miftah, "a key".

Mulciber: (Common spelling) The Roman "c" is hard. From the epithet gheber. The Parsees, or fire-worshippers of India are still called Ghebers. {SEE Ghebers}

Muth: Death. Son of Rheia and Kronos.

Mylitta: From mhz, "to be sweet"; in Greek is Mulitta, signifies "the Mediatrix". The Hebrew melitz, is in Chaldee melitt. The feminine of melitz is melitza from which comes melissa, "a bee".

Myrionymus: Goddess with "ten thousand names". (Any relationship to the word myriad?)

Narcissus: "Child of Cush". In Greek, Narkissos. Naar signifies "child" and kissos, "Cush".

Nebo: Babylonian god. The prophetic god attributed as leader of the cause which brought about the division of tongues.

Nebrod: Greek name for Nimrod, found in Greek Septuagint.

Nebros: Means "spotted fawn" emblem of the Bacchus of Greece.

Nimr: Leopard.

Nimrod: Signifies "the subduer of the leopard" from nimr, and rada or rad, "to subdue". (the normal definition of Nimrod has to do with rebellion or revolt)

Ninevah: From Nin-nevah meaning "the habitation of Ninus". (Major part of the ruins of Ninevah are called Nimroud to this day}

Ninus: [Hebrew] From nin, a son.

Nor: [Chaldean] A child.

Nun: [Chaldean] "The son". In Chaldea is either Nin or Non. Same as Ninus. The feminine form of Non, "a son", is Nonna, "a daughter"; which is the Popish canonical name for a Nun, and Nonnus in like manner was in early times the designation for a monk in the East.

Nur: In Chaldean Nour signifies "birth. Nur cakes are "birth-cakes".

Oannes: [Greek] A fish-god. Probably from He-anesh, "the man". Compare to the Irish conversion of H’ into O’, i.e., H’Brien, into O’Brien.

Omorka: "The mother of the world". From am, "mother", and arka, "earth". The first letter, aleph, in both words often pronounced as o. Am, "mother", comes from am "to support", pronounced om. Oma, "mother" is one of the names of Bona Dea.

Olive: The Olive signifies the "annointed one." The Olive is the oil-tree.

Ophiani: {SEE Ophites}

Ophites: Serpent-worship. Cult of professing Christians who heretically held to the doctrine that Christ was the "seed of the serpent", the same as the pagan messiah.

Ophthalmitis: Title of Minerva, or Athena in Greece; goddess of "the eye".

Ops: "The flutterer". Blasphemous name of goddess/holy spirit of the mysteries.

Oro: Tahitian god of war. Horus , or Orus, of Egypt, the son of Osiris, also is a god of war.

Orpheus: Synonym for Bel. {SEE orv}

Orv: [Hebrew] In Chaldee becomes orph signifying "to mix" and also "a willow-tree". Among the Greeks Orpheus symbolized as a willow-tree.

Osiris: Greek form of He-siri, "the seed". Plutarch recorded that "Osiris was black," and that his son, Horus, "was of a fair complexion"

Ouranos: From aor, or our, "light, and an, "to act upon" or "produce"; meaning "the enlightener" or "the shiner". Sanchuniathon called Ouranos the son of Elioun, which may be interpreted as "the most high".

P’ouro: Name of the sun, identified with Royal serpent. P’ouro signifies both "the fire, and "the king". From this comes the epithet "Purros the ‘fiery’ is given to the ‘Great seven-Crowned Serpent’. Note, the word purros does not exclude the idea of "red", because the sun-god was painted red to identify him with Moloch, the god of fire and blood.

Pan: "He who turns aside". Generic name for fallen man.

Parsees: The fire-worshippers of India.

Peter: In primitive Chaldea, not the Apostle, but the pagan Peter who had the keys to the Mysteries of Janus and Cybele.

Petr: In Egypt petr was "the grand interpreter". From ptr, "to show".

Pharoah: Title of the Pontiff-Kings of Egypt. The Egyptian form of the Hebrew word He-Roe. In Genesis pharoah in Hebrew is phe-roe. Phe is the Egyptian definite article. It was not shepherd-kings that the Egyptians abhorred, but Roi-Tzan, "Shepherds of cattle". {SEE Hero}

Pitho: Or Pitys. The wife of Pan. From the verb puth or pet, meaning "to beguile". {SEE Python}

Pitys: {SEE Pitho; Python}

Phoroneus: Has many meanings, generally means "to cast off", but the pertinent meaning is "apostate". Also signifies "to set free". The sons of Noah that were not infected by the heresies of the apostatcy called him Phoroneus, or "Apostate", at the same time Nimrod’s own followers called him by the same name, but they meant "deliverer" or "emancipator". From Pharo, also pronounced Pharang, or Pharong, meaning "to cast off", "to make naked", "apostasize", "to set free". {SEE Feronia; Theseus}

Pluto: (A synonym for Saturn) From the word lut, "to hide"; with the Egyptian prefix becomes P’lut.

Priest: In Chaldee is spelt khn, different dialects supply the vowel to make it kohn, kahn, or kehn.

Pyracmon: "The purifying burner". One of the 3 Cyclops in Virgil’s, Enid. From pur the Chaldean form of bur, "to purify" and Akmon, "the burner".

Python: Name of the serpent. From the verb puth or pet, meaning "to beguile". {SEE Pitys}

Rada: "To subdue". Also, rad.

Rahm: "The merciful", or "compassionate one" also signifies the "womb" as the seat of compassion.

Rainbow: Well known symbol of the covenant of grace. In Persian monuments the child of Semiramis is portrayed as seated on the rainbow to blasphemously indicate that he was Mediator and head of the covenant of grace.

Rekh: From Egypt, name of the "pure or purifying spirit". Also, "spittle." Spittle was the mystical symbol of the "Spirit" in the Mysteries. {SEE Rikh}

Rhea: In the active sense signifies "the gazing woman"; in the passive "the woman gazed at", i.e., "the beauty". Also signifies, in one of its meanings, a vulture.

Rikh: Signifies "a sweet smell" or "odor of sweetness". The similarity of this word rikh to rekh accounts for how and why spittle in pagan and today’s Roman Catholic ceremonies is equated with a sweet odor. {SEE Rekh]

Rome: The original name for Rome was Saturnia, "the city of Saturn".

Rosary: Possibly from the Chaldean word ro, meaning "thought"; and, shareh, "director"; a "thought-director". [MEXICO] Sacred instrument among ancient Mexicans according to Humbolt. [HINDUISM] Commonly used by Brahmins of Hindustan. Often referred to in Hindo sacred books. (Example "On hearing of this event Shiva fainted from grief, the, having recovered he hastened to the banks of the river of heaven, where he beheld lying the body of his beloved Sati, arrayed in white garments, holding a rosary in her hand, and glowing with splendour, bright as burnished gold." -Vaivashi Puran, Kennedy, p.332.) [Thibet] Use dates back to before remembered history. [Buddism] In China, rosary of 108 beads are a part of the ceremonial dress of the Lamas. The laity sometimes wear a small rosary of eighteen beads from the wrist, perfumed with musk. [Asiatic Greece} the rosary was commonly used (e.g. the image of The Ephesian Diana.) [Pagan Rome] Necklaces worn by the Roman ladies called "Monile," meaning a "remembrancer." {SEE Sacred Heart}

Rosh-Gheza: In memory of the mutilation that Nimrod’s body went thru at his death, he was called Rosh-Gheza, "the mutilated prince". Rosh-Gheza also signifies "clipped or shaved head".

Round Disk: Symbolized the sun.

Royal: An adjective derived from the article Roe meaning "a shepherd". The word roe is the origin of the French word roi, "a king", from whence the adjective royal, and from ro which signifies "act the shepherd". Frequently pronounced reg; with "sh" affixed, meaning "he who is" or "who does". In turn comes regsh,"he who acts the shepherd", origin of the Latin Rex or Regal.

Sacca: [Babylonian] Title of the goddess mother as the dwelling place of god. In the emphatic, Sactya, "the Tabernacle." Goddesses of India represented as wielding power of the gods they represent are called "Sacti."

Sacta: {SEE Sacca}

Sacti: [India] {SEE Sacca}

Saros: [Babylonian] Name for a great cycle of time. Probable origin of the Chaldee word zer, "to encompass".

Satan: {SEE Teitan}

Saturn: "The hidden god". In Chaldee pronounced Satur, but is spelt stur. Note how close the Chaldee pronunciation Satur is to the "Dance of the Satyrs". The Babylonian fire-god, who is, although an infernal god, identified also, as Phoroneus, the "deliverer". The Latin and, Roman "god of the mysteries".

Saturnalia: A festival that celebrated the birth of Saturn.

Satyrs: Companions of Bacchus and "danced along with him" [Elion Hist. p.22] referring to the Satyric Dance. Remember Bacchus referred to as "bull-horned". The Satyrs also had their horns and it would seem that the Satyric Dance is a counterpart of the American Indian Buffalo Dance, in imitation of the Satyric "horned-divinities".

Sacred Heart: In ancient Babylon, evidenced by its reverence in [Ancient Egypt] One of the sacred symbols of Osiris when he was born again in the arms of his mother Isis as the divine infant. He often is represented holding a heart, or the heart-shaped fruit of the Persea, in one of his hands. [Ancient Rome] {SEE Bulla; Cupid} [India} Vishnu, the Mediatorial god, sometimes wears a heart suspended from his neck.

Scorpion: In Chaldee the name of a scorpion is akrab. Ak-rab, means "The Great Oppressor".

Semele: [Babylonian] "The image". Name of the Babylonian goddess.

Seth: "The appointed one". Synonymous to Shem.

Shem: "The appointed one". Also signifies "to desolate", or "lay waste".

Shemesh: [Early Chaldean] "The servant".

Shinar: "The land of the regenerator". From, shene, "to repeat", and naar, "childhood".

Shing Moo: [Chinese] "Holy mother." Same as Ma Tsoopo, in the province of Fuh-kien. From Ama Tzupah, "gazing mother". Mu is a form of Mut or Maut, name of a mother-goddess in Egypt, and shngh, in Chaldee, signifies "to look" or "gaze".

Shiv: Form of the word Div.

Shur: [Hebrew] Name for a bull, or a ruler.

Soma: Or Som in India. The name for the moon.

Spittle: Was the mystical symbol of the "Spirit" in the Mysteries. {SEE Rekh}

Spotted Clothing: Symbolized Nimrod.

Spotted Fawn: Nebros. Symbol of Bacchus, representing Nebrod, or Nimrod, "the mighty hunter".

Succoth-Benoth: "The tabernacle of child-bearing." Often thought to be plural, referring to booths or tabernacles used for infamous purposes.

Sun: In early Chaldean, Shemesh, meaning "the servant". The name Tor, "the revolver", in reference to the sun is a synonym of the Greek Zen or Zan applied to Jupiter which signifies "the encircler" or "encompasser". Origin of the word sun. In Anglo-Saxon, sunna, and in Egypt the term snnus refers to the sun’s orbit. Hebrew zon or zawon, to "encircle" becomes in Chaldee don or dawon.

Surya: In Hinduism, is god incarnate of the sun. Is the sun.

Suttee: Title bestowed on a widow in India who burns herself on her husband’s funeral pyre.

Tammuz: "Perfecting fire". "To perfect", "to purify". A sun-god; god of fire.From tam, "to make perfect", and muz, "fire". (Note: Recorded in a Zoroastrian verse, "All things are the progeny of one fire. The father perfected all things, and delivered them to the second mind, whom all nations of men call the first." The fire is the father of all, and the 2nd mind is obviously the child who replaced Nimrod.) Spoken of in Ezekial. Commonly called Bacchus among classical writers. {SEE Adonis}

Tau: "The sign of life", the cross of the ancient Chaldeans and Egyptians. At times joined with a circle to indicate Tammuz’s relationship to the sun. Sign was believed to have magical powers and worn as an amulet over the heart. Initiates into the mysteries may have been baptised with the sign of this cross. Bacchus, the Babylonian Messiah, wore a head-band covered with crosses. Symbol carried by Kings as a sign of authority. Hislop writes, "There is hardly a Pagan tribe where the cross has not been found, The cross was worshipped by the Pagan Celts long before the incarnation and death of Christ." and before this, "men as well as women wore earrings; and they frequently had a small cross suspended to a necklace, or to the collar of their dress." The cross was also known in ancient Mexico. It was also worn on a necklace by The Vestal virgins of Pagan Rome .

Taurus: From The Chaldean word tur. {SEE Tur}

Teitan: Satan’s name among the Devil-Worshippers of Kurdistan is Sheitan, which is from the Chaldean Teitan. The Chaldean language often transforms the "sh" or "s" into "t". (E.g. Hebrew shekel and Chaldean tekel; Hebrew seraphim and Chaldean teraphim, the Babylonian counterfeit of the heavenly Cherubim or Seraphim.)

Thalasius: Roman god of marriage. Thelatti, means "belonging to the rib", and with the Roman termination becomes Thalatthius or "Thalasius, the man of the rib," i.e., Adam.

Thalatth: "The rib". Chaldean form of the Hebrew word, tzalaa, in the feminine. Tzaloa is the word used in Genesis that is translated as rib in the KJV. Thalatta is one of the names referring to the Babylonian goddess.

Thav: [Chaldean] "Good." Also, pronounced Thev, and emphatic in Theva, or Thevo; "the good".

Theseus: Seems to have come from nthes, meaning "to loosen". (Note, that the temple of Theseus, at Athens was a sanctuary for slaves and others fleeing persecution "in memory of Theseus, while he lived, was an assister and protector of the distressed." -Potter. vol. i. p. 36.) {SEE Feronia; Phoroneus}

Three Horned Cap: In Assyria, one of the "sacred emblems" idea being that the power connected with it was of celestial origin. The power of the trinity.

Thorns: A symbol of the curse, from Ge 3:18.

Thoune: "The lamented goddess". A synonym for Bacchus, "the lamented god". Feminine form of Thouneus. Thyoneus in Latin. From the passive participle of thn, "to lament".

Thusht: "To loosen", or "set loose", "to free". The root being the Chaldee, nthsh, from which the initial "n" has been dropped.

Tid: [Scandinavian] "Time". Hence, Hoeg-tid, "festival time".

Titania: Rites of Teitan, which have a prominent place in the Mysteries of Egypt and Greece. {SEE Teitan}

Trefoil: Also, known as the cloverleaf. In the Pagan system is a symbol of the Trinity.

Triangle: In Babylon , and Egypt signified their "triform divinity."

Tur: [Chaldean] Same as shur. In Latin, becomes Taurus.

Tusk: Is simply a horn in the mouth. Symbolizes "power in the mouth", or persuasion.

Typho: "The evil one". Different individuals in Egypt were called Typho, but one of the most noted called by this title was Seth. {SEE Seth}

Typhon: The malignant Serpent or Dragon, universally regarded as the Devil, author of all wickedness.

Vishnu: "The man Noah", or "the man of rest". A god of India, known as the preserver or saviour of men, worshipped as the great Victim-Man. Sanskrit form of the Chaldee Ish-nuh. Hindu god of which all Avatars are presented as crowned with a 3 point coronet.

Wax Candles: A Hieroglyhic, intended to exhibit the Babylonian god in one of the essential characters of the Great Mediator. {SEE Ouranos; Kronos} {SEE Dabar}

Wing: Came to signified outspread might because of similarity between the Chaldean words Aber, and Abir. Therefore, "the winged one" symbolized "the lord of the mighty ones".

X: In Greek the equivalent of "CH" and can be considered just the initial of the name of Christ. However, in Egypt the X was the symbol of the god Ham. It was often placed on the breast of his image.

Yezidis: Devil worshippers of Koordistan.

Yule: From Chaldean, meaning "infant", or "little child".

Yule Log: A Symbol of the dead body of Nimrod, deified as the sun-god but cut down by his enemies.

Zer: [Chaldean] To encompass.

Z’emir-amit: The branch-bearer

Zernebogus: Pagan Anglo-Saxon god, described as "black, malevolent, ill-omened Divinity". From the Chaldean, Zer-Nebo-Gus denoting "the seed of the prophet Cush".

Zeira: Greek form of the Chaldean zero. Also, became in Greek zoro. For example zuro-ashta became zuroaster.

Zero: A circle in Chaldee was zero, or zer. To the initiated this signified the seed.

Zero-asta: "The seed of the woman", name also signifies Ignigena, or "born of the fire."

Ziera: Means a zone or enclosing band. A Greek word from the Chaldean zer, to encompass, and zero, "the seed". Also pronounced zeraa, becoming ziera.

Ziera Kissou: [Greek] Meaning either a "band or circlet of Ivy" or "the seed of Cush". From Ziera and Kissoi.

Ziv: [Chaldean] "Brightness" or "splendor"

Zor-adas: "The only seed", also, Zoroadus or Zorades.

Zoroaster: Originally speaking of God’s promise of the "seed of a woman", corrupted by the Babylonian religious system which was used by Semiramis as the means to deify her son. Because Ashta also signifies fire, came to be the origin of the fireworshippers, or the worshippers of "the seed of fire".

Zuhro: (Or zuhre) "The shiner". In Chaldee, zhr, "to shine". Used in the participle active, The priesthood prompted the meaning to encompass the idea of zuro, "the seed".

Zuro-asha: "Seed of the woman", also known as Zeroastes.