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Latest Captain Noah and His Magical Ark Stories

2008-07-02 00:00:18

By GLENN PRICE An ark that Noah himself would have been proud of will take centre stage tomorrow as St Matthias Church celebrates its 150th anniversary. The Rev Janyce Pringle, a member of the clergy team at the Torquay church, and her friends have built the boat for a performance of the popular musical Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo. The show, written by award-winning duo Michael Flanders and Joseph Horovitz, tells the Biblical tale of Noah and the flood. Janyce hopes the show,...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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