" was then further transmutated into "Iesus" in Latin as Christianity spread into the Roman world and much later was put into early English Bibles also as "Iesus" directly from the Graeco-Latin source.
Otra metamorfosis igualmente es la que produce la transformacion del heroe en pez, que, como recuerda Montserrat Escartin, "[p]ara los Cristianos, la palabra griega para pez, ichtus, era usada como acrostico para aludir a Cristo: Iesous
CHristos, THeou Uios, Soter -- Jesucristo, Hijo de Dios, Salvador--" (240-1).
The Greek spelling for ICHTHUS is Iota, Chi, Theta, Upsilon, and Sigma, which stand for the words, "Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior" or in Greek, Iesous
Christos, Theous Uios, Soter In order to avoid unnecessary danger during the early years of persecution, a Christian would draw an ICHTHUS on the ground or wall to let other Christians know he was a believer.
On the left tower we see a monograph of the letters "IHS" which represent the first three Greek letters of Jesus' name which is also an acronym for "Iesous
Hominum Salvator," or "Jesus, savior of man." This is a typical Jesuit monogram typically depicted together with a cross with nails or the sacred heart as represented in Montoya's image.