Eleventh Month
Passage Hand
Year 10,171 Contasta Ar

Caste of Fishermen

Here are relevant references from the Books where the Caste of Fishermen is mentioned.
While not specifically titled a Caste, this group is mentioned along with others that are.
I make no pronouncements on these matters, but report them as I find them.
Arrive at your own conclusions.

I wish you well,

Supporting References

Another popular set of weapons, as in the ancient ludi of Rome is the net and trident. Usually those most skilled with this set of weapons are from the shore and islands of distant, gleaming Thassa, the sea, where they doubtless originally developed among fishermen.
Assassin of Gor     Book 5     Page 189

"What were you before?" I asked.
"An eel fisher," he said.
"What city?"
"The Isle of Cos," he said.
I looked to another man.
"What is your caste?" I asked.
"I am of the peasants," he said proudly.
Then I again regarded the eel fisher, who was first oar.
"Were you a good fisherman?" I asked.
"Yes," he said. "I was."
Raiders of Gor     Book 6     Page 84

Thurnock, the peasant, and Clitus, the fisherman
Raiders of Gor     Book 6     Page 87

He had purchased the net in the morning, with a trident, the traditional weapons of the fisherman of the western shore and the western islands.
Raiders of Gor     Book 6     Page 112

We could smell fish and the river.
Through the fog we could see men moving about, here and there, some low wooden huts. Several of the men must be fishermen, already returning with a first catch, who had hunted the river's surface with torches and tridents at night. Others, with nets, were moving down toward the water. We could see poles of fish hanging to the sides.
Captive of Gor     Book 7     Page 78

I suddenly became afraid that I might be sold in this river port to spend the rest of my life as the slave of a fisherman or woodsman, cooking and tending his hut.
Captive of Gor     Book 7     Page 87

I looked about myself. Most of the people seemed poor, fishermen, sawyers, porters, peasants. Most wore simple garments of plain wool, or even rep-cloth. The feet of many were bound in skins.
Marauders of Gor     Book 9     Page 33

The peasant tilled his fields, the fisherman went out in his boat, the merchant risked his capital.
Marauders of Gor     Book 9     Page 35

Captains and rovers, farmers, fishermen, hunters, weavers of nets, smiths, carvers of wood, tradesmen and traders, men with little more than leather and an ax to their name, and jarls in purple cloaks, with golden pommels on their swords.
Marauders of Gor     Book 9     Page 238

Sharks, and sometimes marine saurians, sometimes trail the ships, to secure discarded garbage and rob the lines of the fishermen.
Slave Girl of Gor     Book 11     Page 360

He had sheathed his jagged-edged knife, a fisherman's knife.
Explorers of Gor     Book 13     Page 285

Kisu, with a knife, was cutting a length from the rough, red-dyed cloth, plaited and pounded, derived from the inner bark of the pod tree, which we had obtained in trade some days ago at the fishermen's village.
Explorers of Gor     Book 13     Page 294

I did not know what the "other food" might be. One always inquires. It would vary seasonally, depend on the local suppliers, and, in some cases, even on the luck of local hunters and fishermen. In most inns the fare is simple and hearty.
Renegades of Gor     Book 23     Pages 282 - 283

Rumors were being spread by Lord Temmu's men, disguised as fishermen, herdsmen, and such, of new allies for Lord Temmu, strange warriors, arrived from far off, and, terrifyingly, of dragon birds, which might fly forth and destroy armies.
Mariners of Gor     Book 30     Page 386

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