arkite


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arkite

(ˈɑːkaɪt)
n
a passenger in Noah's ark
References in classic literature ?
And let no man doubt this Arkite story; for in the ancient Joppa, now Jaffa, on the Syrian coast, in one of the Pagan temples, there stood for many ages the vast skeleton of a whale, which the city's legends and all the inhabitants asserted to be the identical bones of the monster that Perseus slew.
94) Bryant mentions that "Luban" (as a mountain) was "The place where mankind first resided," identifying it with "the Ararat of Moses," while in an earlier text Bryant states that "Luban" was a term "by which the Arkite moon was denominated," reflecting Noah's Ark.
And let no man doubt this Arkite story; for in the ancient Joppa, now Jaffa, on the Syrian coast, in one of the Pagan temples, there stood for many ages the vast skeleton of a whale, which the city's legends and all the inhabitants asserted to be the identical bones of the monster that Perseus slew.