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2008-12-11 11:11:31

Austrian police said they were investigating after an actor injured himself on stage with a real knife that was supposed to be a dull prop. Investigators said Daniel Hoevels' character in Friedrich Schiller's play Mary Stuart at Vienna's Burgtheater is supposed to commit suicide by slashing his throat on stage with a prop knife but the fake weapon was somehow replaced with a sharp knife before Hoevels went on stage, the BBC reported Thursday. Hoevels was taken to a hospital after slashing his...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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