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Pope Zephyrinus

Pope Zephyrinus was Bishop of Rome or pope from 199 to his death in 217. He was born in Rome, his predecessor was Pope Victor I. Upon his death on 20 December 217, he was succeeded by his principal advisor, Pope Callixtus I, he is known for defending the divinity of Christ. During the 17-year pontificate of Zephyrinus, the young Church endured persecution under the Emperor Severus until his death in the year 211. To quote Alban Butler, "this holy pastor was the support and comfort of the distressed flock". According to St. Optatus, Zephyrinus combated new heresies and apostasies, chief of which were Marcion, Praxeas and the Montanists. Eusebius insists that Zephyrinus fought vigorously against the blasphemies of the two Theodotuses, who in response treated him with contempt, but called him the greatest defender of the divinity of Christ. Although he was not physically martyred for the faith, his suffering – both mental and spiritual – during his pontificate have earned him the title of martyr, a title, repealed 132 years after his death.

During the reign of the Emperor Severus, relations with the young Christian Church deteriorated, in 202 or 203 the edict of persecution appeared which forbade conversion to Christianity under the severest penalties. Zephyrinus's predecessor Pope Victor I had excommunicated Theodotus the Tanner for reviving a heresy that Christ only became God after his resurrection. Theodotus' followers formed a separate heretical community at Rome ruled by another Theodotus, the Money Changer, Asclepiodotus. Natalius, tortured for his faith during the persecution, was persuaded by Asclepiodotus to become a bishop in their sect in exchange for a monthly stipend of 150 denarii. Natalius reportedly experienced several visions warning him to abandon these heretics. According to an anonymous work entitled The Little Labyrinth quoted by Eusebius, Natalius was whipped a whole night by an angel. A feast of St Zephyrinus and Martyr, held on 26 August, was inserted in the General Roman Calendar in the 13th century, but was removed in the 1969 revision, since he was not a martyr and 26 August is not the anniversary of his death, 20 December, the day under which he is now mentioned in the Roman Martyrology.

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El Sherana

El Sherana is an abandoned uranium mine in the South Alligator River Valley of the Northern Territory, Australia. The deposit was discovered in 1954 by a United Uranium NL exploration team, led by Joe Fischer, with a ground radiometric survey; the site was named after the daughters of a team staff member, William'Bluey' Halpin Kay - Elvira and Lana. El Sherana operated from 1958 to 1959 and El Sherana West from 1961 to 1964; the site was rehabilitated between 1988 and 1992. El Sherana was the largest producer of high grade uranium ore amongst the mines along the South Alligator River Valley, it had open-cut operations. Production from El Sherana was 38,437 long tons at a grade of 12.42 lb U3O8 per long ton. From El Sherana West, 21,316 long tons at a grade of 18.35 lb U3O8 per long ton were produced. At El Sherana and El Sherana West, uranium-gold mineralisation occurs in two general settings: at or near the shallow-dipping Koolpin Formation/Coronation Sandstone unconformity, where it is cut by normal and reverse faults.

The host rocks are chert-banded siltstone and carbonaceous shale adjacent to sandstone and altered volcanics, in irregular zones along the contacts between cherty ferruginous shale and carbonaceous shale. The ore consisted of massive pods and disseminated veinlets of pitchblende, with secondary metatorbernite, autunite and gold, with minor pyrite and chalcopyrite. Gold occurred as veinlets as separate zones of mineralisation. Gold distribution extends beyond the high grade pitchblende pods that in places contain visible gold and forms an envelope around the poddy high grade uranium mineralisation, with grades of up to 0.2 ounce per ton. Kay, Paul. "Australia's Uranium Mines: Past and Present". Parliament of Australia: Senate. Retrieved 14 September 2016. Farwell, Cape York to the Kimberleys, Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1962, Chapter 14

Rake (band)

Rake. was an art rock/noise rock musical ensemble from Northern Virginia, founded in 1989. Not aligned with the post-punk/hardcore bands more associated with the local underground music scene, Rake. took a more experimental route and were more associated with fellow Virginia-based bands Pelt and Wingtip Sloat. Throughout the 1990s, a relationship cemented via VHF Records. Band members Jim Ayre, Bill Kellum, Carl Moller released their first record in 1989, a 7” 45 rpm single called "Cow Song" and the follow-up EP "Motorcycle Shoes" in 1990; the punkish leanings on these recordings were soon superseded by more experimental offerings such as the cassette "The Day I Remembered Seeing Ice" and the LP Rake Is My Co-Pilot, the latter featuring a sidelong extemporization on the lead song from the "Motorcycle Shoes" EP. The band's early recordings featured vocals, but the band's work was instrumental in nature. Although Rake.'s main instruments were electric guitar and drums, they made liberal use of tape loops, synthesizers and anything else they saw fit.

The band's sound reached a highbrow, minimalistic/ambient peak on 1998 album Resume The Cosmos, released by Australian label Camera Obscura but their aesthetic is best summed up by their double CD release The Art Ensemble of Rake/The Tell-Tale Moog which combined lengthy improvisations with found sounds, field recordings and harsh edits. The second disc was indexed at 60-second intervals, regardless of the musical content, although one 5-second section was a recording of a male voice saying, "Look out: rattlesnake!". Wilfully mysterious, Rake. Released a steady stream of vinyl singles, CDs, cassettes and CDR's on VHF. However, they were never a touring act, only performing intermittently around the Virginia/ Maryland area. Although they never formally split and members of the band continue to work together, only archive material has been released during this decade. OASTEM! is a word invented by Rake. that appears in various album and song titles by the band, although its exact meaning has never been revealed.

It may be used in several ways: as a way of saying good-bye. It is the name of a web site containing mp3 downloads of rare and unreleased music involving Rake. members. Included are early cassettes such as "The Day I Remembered Seeing Ice" and "Shock Tart Chew Up" as well as more recent recordings under other names or by single members. An early version of the web site included the following greeting: "OASTEM! You have landed upon a web site devoted to the exploration of the Sound of Peace and Harmony, expressed through OASTEM! Discuss OASTEM! Receive OASTEM! Achieve an understanding of the message that has captured the imagination of a generation." The stage name Vinnie Van Go-Go is a pun on go-go dancing. It was rumored that the band chose its name from indie rock "supergroup" Velvet Monkeys' album Rake, released on Rough Trade Records in 1989, about a year before Rake's first single. There was a reference to Velvet Monkeys member Don Fleming on the first Rake 45. However, in 1993, the band told UK magazine Grim Humour that their name was chosen before becoming aware of the album and that the final decision on their name had been taken by Kellum, who had designed the sleeve to "Cow Song".

Several titles were puns on well-known musical and cultural references: Rake Is My Co-Pilot is a pun on the name of the queercore band God Is My Co-Pilot, Art Ensemble Of Rake is a pun on the name of experimental jazz collective Art Ensemble of Chicago and The Tell-Tale Moog is a pun on the Edgar Allan Poe short story "The Tell-Tale Heart." In addition, *The cover art of the Fighting 2 Quarters And A Nickel double live CD is a modification of the cover of rebel organist Virgil Fox's early-'70s live album Heavy Organ

Maidstone line

The Maidstone line is a railway line in Kent, England. It diverges from the Chatham main line at Swanley Junction and proceeds down the Darenth valley to Otford junction, it continues via Borough Green & Wrotham and Maidstone East to Ashford, where it joins the South Eastern Main Line. The line was built by the London and Dover Railway from their first line. Upon the creation of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway the original Ashford terminus was closed in 1899 and services diverted to the South Eastern Railway's Ashford station; the line was electrified in 1939 to Maidstone East by the Southern Railway prior to World War Two. Electrification between Maidstone East and Ashford was completed in 1961 under the BR 1955 Modernisation Plan. Traction current is supplied at 750 volts DC via the Third Rail; the supply for this is overseen by Paddock Wood Electrical Control Room. Signalling is Track Circuit Block with multiple aspect colour light signals throughout, controlled by Ashford IECC; the line is double track throughout.

Services on the line are run by Southeastern. Services run to London Victoria and Ashford, or Canterbury West with some peak services to London Blackfriars. Additional services through London will be introduced as part of the Thameslink Programme. Yonge, John. Gerald Jacobs. Railway Track Diagrams – Volume 5 England and London Underground. Exeter: Quail Map Co. ISBN 1-8983-1907-3

Persian lime

Persian lime known by other common names such as seedless lime, Bearss lime and Tahiti lime, is a citrus fruit species of hybrid origin, known only in cultivation. The Persian lime is a triploid cross between key lemon. Although there are other citrus species that are referred to as "limes", the Persian lime is the most cultivated lime species commercially, accounts for the largest share of the fruits sold as limes; the fruit turns yellow as it ripens, but it is sold while still green. The tree is nearly thornless; the fruit is about 6 cm in diameter with nippled ends, is sold while green, although it yellows as it reaches full ripeness. It is widely available dried, as it is used this way in Persian cuisine, it is thicker-skinned, with less intense citrus aromatics than the key lime. The advantages of the Persian lime in commercial agriculture compared to the key lime are the larger size, absence of seeds, absence of thorns on the bushes, longer fruit shelf life, they are less acidic than key limes and do not have the bitterness that lends to the key lime's unique flavor.

Persian limes were first grown on a large scale in southern Iraq. The trees are propagated clonally, by air layering. Persian limes are commercialized in six sizes, known as 110's, 150's, 175's, 200's, 230's and 250's. Large numbers of Persian limes are grown and exported every year from Mexico to the American and Asian markets. In 2014, Brazil was major exporter of fresh limes to Europe with Mexico supplying most of the remainder. Cultivars include: Bearss lime Page lime Persian lime SPB-7 Pond's lime Tahiti lime Data related to Citrus latifolia at Wikispecies Tahiti lime botany and history

Webtoon Hero Toondra Show

Webtoon Hero Toondra Show is a 2015 South Korean television series starring Park Jung-hwa, Son Jin-young and Kim Kyung-shik. The first season aired on cable channel MBC Every 1 from July 27 to October 19, 2015, and the second season aired on the same channel from January 28 to April 14, 2016. Park Jung-hwa as Yook Ah-young Park Eun-seok as Joo Do-jin Lee Chul-woo as Baek Shin Seo Han-gyeol as Chae Kang-woo Go Hyun as Go Yong-je Jung Il-hoon as Kim Sung-min Lee Hyung-suk as Kim Kwang-min Kim Jung-suk as Dad Kian84 as Kim Hee-min Shin Ji-soo as Shin Ha-na Kim Kyeong-sik Park So-eun Son Jin-young Lee Doo-il Mujeokpink Lee Si-eon Official website