Ichthus (ikh-thoos) 

The Greek term ichthus (ikh-thoos) or ichthys simply means “fish.”
Iota, Chi, Theta, Upsilon, and Sigma are the Greek letters for ichthus. IXOYE is the English translation. The five Greek letters stand for “Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior,” which means “Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior.” “Iesous Christos, Theou Uios, Soter” is the Greek translation.
During the early church years, this emblem was predominantly utilized by Christians (1st and 2nd century A.D.) The emblem was first used in Alexandria, Egypt, which was a densely populated harbor at the time. Many commodities were carried over from the European continent through this port. As a result, it was first utilized as a symbol of a familiar divinity, in this case, Jesus Christ, by the peoples of the sea.

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