Ark

Ark

Ark may refer to:

Religion

* Ark (synagogue), a cabinet used to store a synagogue's Torah scroll
* Ark of the Covenant, the consecrated container for the tablets of the Ten Commandments
* Ark of bulrushes, the boat of the infant Moses
* Noah's Ark, according to Abrahamic religions, a large boat built by Noah to keep him, his family, and a core breeding stock of the world’s animals safe

Places

* Ark, Virginia
* Ark, an alternative abbreviation for Arkansas
* The Ark (fortress), a fortress in Bukhara, Uzbekistan
* The Ark (Antarctica), mountain
* The London Ark, an office block in Hammersmith, London, that looks like a ship

People

* Joan of "Ark", occasional mis-spelling of Joan of "Arc", a French martyr and saint who led a rebellion against the English, then occupying part of France

Technology

* Ark (computing), an archiving tool
* Ark Linux, a software distribution
* Interstellar ark, a conceptual multi-lifetime space vehicle
* Ark (river boat), a temporary boat used in river transport in eastern North America
* Ark (scooter)

Agriculture

* Chicken ark, a mobile shelter for domestic chickens
* Pig ark, a mobile shelter for domestic pigs

Narratives

* "", a 2007 film following the conclusion of Stargate: SG-1
* "Ark" (2004 film), a 2005 computer-generated imagery movie directed by Kenny Hwang
* The Ark (Transformers), an Autobot spacecraft in the fictional Transformers Universe
* "The Ark" (Doctor Who), a series of fiction episodes
* "The Ark" ("Stargate Atlantis"), an episode of "Stargate Atlantis"
* Ark (Noon Universe), a fictional planet in a series of novels by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

Music

* Ark (folk venue), a concert venue in Ann Arbor, Michigan
* Ark (1970s band), led by Scottish singer/guitarist Dave Kelly (Scottish musician)
* The Ark (band), Swedish glam-rock band
* Ark (UK band), a melodic rock band
* ARK (band), a metal band
* "Ark" (L'Arc-en-Ciel album), by the Japanese rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel
* "Ark" (The Animals album), a 1983 album by The Original Animals
* "Ark", a song by the Japanese band Sound Horizon
* "The Ark" (album), a bootleg album by Frank Zappa

Computer games

* "Ark" (game), 1996 computer game subtitled "Search For The Future"
* Space colony ARK, from the video game "Sonic Adventure 2"
* Ark, the main character of video game "Terranigma"
* The Ark ("Halo"), a mysterious Forerunner facility from which all the Halos can be controlled in the videogame "Halo"
* Abel's Ark, from the video game "Xenogears"
* Abel's Ark, from the video game series "Xenosaga"
* The Ark, a special suitcase bomb in "Splinter Cell"
* Ark, Ark, the final level of the original "Lemmings" video game
* Ark, a teleporting facility from Earth to Mars in the computer game "Doom" (video game)
* Ark, Dagger's (Princess Garnet) final summon in the video game "Final Fantasy IX"
* ARK, the Advisors Of Rubi-Ka from the game "Anarchy Online"

hips

*, a prestigious ship name in the Royal Navy. It is often the name of the Fleet Flagship, and has been given to five ships:
** HMS|Ark Royal|1587, the English Flagship against the Spanish Armada in 1588
** HMS|Ark Royal|1914, Britain's second aircraft carrier
** HMS|Ark Royal|91, a ship which saw action in World War II and was sunk
** HMS|Ark Royal|R09, an "Audacious" class aircraft carrier
** HMS|Ark Royal|R07, an "Invincible" class aircraft carrier, the current Fleet Flagship of the Royal Navy

Other

* The Ark (newspaper), California
* Ark (toy company)
* Ark, a literary prize from the Arkprijs van het Vrije Woord

See also

* Arc
* Arch
* ARK
* Arkana


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  • ark —     Ark of the Covenant     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ark of the Covenant     The Hebrew word aron, by which the Ark of the Covenant is expressed, does not call to the mind, as that used for Noah s Ark, a large construction, but rather a chest.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ARK — ARK, the receptacle in the synagogue in which the Torah scrolls are kept. Among Ashkenazim, it is generally called the aron or aron kodesh ( Holy Ark ; cf. II Chron. 35:3); among the Sephardim, it is known as the heikhal or sanctuary ( Ehal among …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ARK — ist: eine Linux Distribution, siehe Ark Linux ein Packprogramm für die Desktopumgebung KDE, siehe Ark (Packprogramm) der Name einer schwedischen Glam Rock Band, siehe The Ark der Name einer norwegischen Progressive Metal Band, siehe Ark (Band)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ark — ist: eine Linux Distribution ein Packprogramm für die Desktopumgebung KDE, siehe Ark (Packprogramm) der Name einer schwedischen Glam Rock Band, siehe The Ark der Name einer norwegischen Progressive Metal Band, siehe Ark (Band) der Name einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ark — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ARK — may refer to:*ARK (band), a metal band *ARK (rock band), a rock band from Manchester, England *Archaeological Recording Kit, a database and GIS web based recording system for archaeology * [http://www.cdlib.org/inside/diglib/ark/ Archival… …   Wikipedia

  • Ark — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ark Ark en KDE 4.1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • ark — ark; ge·ark·sut·ite; lan·ark·ite; lan·ark·shire; new·ark; new·ark·er; …   English syllables

  • Ark — ([aum]rk), n. [OE. ark, arke, arche, AS. arc, earc, earce, fr. L. arca, fr. arcere to inclose, keep off; akin to Gr. arkei^n to keep off.] 1. A chest, or coffer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Bearing that precious relic in an ark. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ark — ► NOUN 1) (in the Bible) the ship built by Noah to save his family and two of every kind of animal from the Flood. 2) (also Holy Ark) a chest or cupboard housing the Torah scrolls in a synagogue. 3) (Ark of the Covenant) the chest which contained …   English terms dictionary


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