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 Moloch Gibbon (Hylobates moloch)
The average body mass for an adult male moloch gibbon is between 5 and 6.6 kilograms, and for the female it is between 4.5 and 6.4 kilograms.
The moloch gibbon is found in the country of Indonesia, on the island of Java.
The moloch gibbon is a true brachiator which means it moves by suspensory behavior (Fleagle, 1988).
members.tripod.com /uakari/hylobates_moloch.html   (367 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Moloch
Moloch or Molech or Molekh representing Hebrew מלך mlk is either the name of a god or the name of a particular kind of sacrifice associated historically with Phoenician and related cultures in north Africa and the Levant.
The Levant Levant is an imprecise geographical term historically referring to a large area in the Middle East south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea on the west, and by the northern Arabian Desert and Upper Mesopotamia to the east.
Moloch makes a brief cameo in Deception's Konquest mode - he is seen speaking with Drahmin, saying they should feed on the remains of the loser of the nearby battle between Quan Chi and Scorpion.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Moloch   (1498 words)

  
 Moloch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moloch the God Ba'al, the Sacred Bull, was widely worshipped in the ancient Near East and wherever Carthaginian culture extended.
Moloch is prominent in the second section of Allen Ginsberg's poem, Howl.
Moloch is one of the antagonists in the Hellboy novel "On Earth As It Is In Hell".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moloch   (3854 words)

  
 Moloch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Moloch or Molech or Molekh representing Hebrew מלך; mlk is either the name of a god or the name of a particular kind of sacrifice.
Moloch has been traditionally interpreted as the name of a god, possibly a god titled the king, but purposely misvocalized as Mole k instead of Mele k using the vowels of Hebrew bosheth 'shame'.
The descriptions of Moloch might be simply taken from accounts of the sacrifice to Cronus and from the tale of the Minotaur.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Moloch.html   (2852 words)

  
 Digimorph - Moloch horridus (thorny devil)
Commonly known as thorny devils, the Australian agamid lizard Moloch horridus is protected from predation by numerous sharp spines on its head, body, legs and tail.
Moloch and Phrynosoma are often cited as a classic example of convergent evolution.
Moloch is nevertheless stunningly spiny via dermal armor alone, demonstrating that convergent evolution need not exploit the same mechanisms to achieve a given anatomical endpoint.
www.digimorph.org /specimens/Moloch_horridus/whole   (540 words)

  
 Moloch - Definition up Erdmond.Com
The written form ''Moloch'' (in the Septuagint Greek translation of the Old_Testament), or ''Molech'' (Hebrew), is specifically ''Melech'' or ''king'', transformed by reading it with the vowels of ''bosheth'' or 'shameful thing'.
In the kingdom of Judah, children were wont to be sacrificed to Moloch in a valley of the sons of Hinnom, which received also the name of the Valley of Tophet, renamed Gehenna in the 7th century BCE.
Amos associated Moloch with "Chiun", perhaps an epithet (not otherwise recorded in the Hebrew_Bible) and the image of a star.
www.erdmond.com /Moloch.html   (1087 words)

  
 Moloch - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MOLOCH, or Molech (in Hebrew, with the doubtful exception of 1 Kings xi.
are of too late date by themselves to prove the immolation of children to Moloch in old Israel.
The "ban" (p in), which was a religious execution of criminals or enemies, was common to Israel with its heathen neighbours (cf.
9.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MO/MOLOCH.htm   (1301 words)

  
 Moloch - Demons, Demonology, and Evil in Judaism and Christianity
Moloch was the god of the Ammonites, portrayed as a bronze statue with a calf's head adorned with a royal crown and seated on a throne.
The first was for flour, the second for turtle doves, the third for an ewe, the fourth for a ram, the fifth for a calf, the sixth for a beef, and the seventh for a child.
It is because of this, Moloch is associated with Mithras and his seven mysterious gates with seven chambers.
www.deliriumsrealm.com /delirium/mythology/moloch.asp   (603 words)

  
 Moloch - Wikipedia
Moloch è il nome di una divinità dell'antichità.
Moloch è il nome comune del Moloch horridus, rettile australiano.
Moloch è il nome del supercriminale Edgar Jacobi nel fumetto Watchmen
it.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moloch   (128 words)

  
 ADW: Hylobates moloch: Information
Molochs have long arms and lean bodies, both of which are especially important while they are manuvering through the canopy of the rainforest.
moloch is frugivorous, feeding on ripe fruits in the upper canopy of the tropical rainforests.
Molochs are sometimes hunted for meat, and illegal poaching does occur for the pet trade.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /accounts/hylobates/h._moloch.html   (859 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - MOLOCH (MOLECH).   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the Masoretic text the name is "Molech"; in the Septuagint "Moloch." The earliest mention of Molech is in Lev.
The name "Molech," later corrupted into "Moloch," is an intentional mispointing of "Melek," after the analogy of "bosheth" (comp.
As to the rites which the worshipers of Molech performed, it has sometimes been inferred, from the phrase "pass through the fire to Molech," that children were made to pass between two lines of fire as a kind of consecration or februation; but it is clear from Isa.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=718&letter=M   (864 words)

  
 Moloch
The sun god of the Canaanites (Ammonites?) in old Palestine and sometimes associated with the Sumerian Baal, although Moloch (or Molekh) was entirely malevolent.
Moloch was represented as a huge bronze statue with the head of a bull.
The people gathered before the Moloch were dancing on the sounds of flutes and tambourines to drown out the screams of the victims.
www.pantheon.org /articles/m/moloch.html   (208 words)

  
 Moloch Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To sacrifice one of the scores of his children to Moloch, that the harvest (economy) might be good, was not too much.
Moloch wants blood, but is either not particular about whose blood or can be fooled by animal blood.
A third method to appease Moloch (which like it or not represents a sort of reality) is both conservative and progressive (in the sense that it is a long-ago progress invented by the Habiru): animal sacrifice.
www.shout.net /~bigred/Moloch.htm   (688 words)

  
 OAFE - Mutant Earth: Moloch review
Hunching at 6" tall, Moloch is in a crouched kinda position in which his lumbering arms hang down beside his slender body.
Moloch is a great character - he looks like the type of organism that loves to kill things, but also crack sick jokes while doing it in a high-pitched kind of voice.
Moloch's is less interesting than some of the others, featuring only rubble, sand and stone, but it gives him something to display on, fitting him in with the rest of the line.
www.oafe.net /shocka/memoloch.php   (735 words)

  
 I, Robot -- You, Jane
In Cartona Italy, 1418 a demon called Moloch the Corrupter is controlling the mind of a young man before him and then he snaps his neck.
Moloch now has a robotic form, which was made by his followers.
Moloch is infuriated at this and attacks Buffy.
www.angelicslayer.com /tbcs/episodes/1iryj.html   (716 words)

  
 Moloch MOLOCH di Sokurov SOKUROV
Moloch, in breve, racconta una giornata di vita (1942) di Hitler in compagnia di Eva Braun, Joseph Goebbels e moglie, nel buon ritiro sulle Alpi Bavaresi.
I personaggi di Moloch sembrano quasi appartenere al teatro, ad una piece simil-brechtiana in cui si vuole denunciare l’assurdo che si cela spesso nel vivere.
Tra musiche crepuscolari di Wagner e spezzoni del cinema della Riefensthal, Sokurov rappresenta un’umanità disumanizzata; Moloch sembra un’opera immersa in colori e sfumature che puzzano di morte, in cui i personaggi sembrano schiacciati dall’assurda perfezione del nulla.
www.centraldocinema.it /Recensioni/1-5/moloch.htm   (264 words)

  
 BookRags: Paradise Lost: Moloch's Warfare Vs. Belial's Coexistence Summary
In his speech, Moloch examines and elaborates on the emotions that the demons feel as their defeat and their damnation to Hell.
Moloch, is a fallen angel who is mentioned earlier as a "horrid King" to whom children were sacrificed, a warrior demon who fights at all costs.
Moloch uses syntax to provoke passionate emotional responses and channels the responses in his aggressive direction.
www.bookrags.com /essays/story/2004/10/12/23372/564   (1893 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Moloch
As the word Moloch (A.V. Molech) means king, it is difficult in several places of the Old Testament to determine whether it should be considered as the proper name of a deity or as a simple appellative.
The chief feature of Moloch's worship among the Jews seems to have been the sacrifice of children, and the usual expression for describing that sacrifice was "to pass through the fire", a rite carried out after the victims had been put to death.
The texts appealed to may well be understood otherwise, and the prophets expressly treat the cult of Moloch as foreign and as an apostasy from the worship of the
www.come-and-hear.com /editor/cath-ency-moloch/index.html   (616 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Moloch
According to III (I) Kings, xi, 7, Solomon erected "a temple" for Moloch "on the hill over against Jerusalem", and on this account he is at times considered as the monarch who introduced the impious cult into Israel.
The texts appealed to may well be understood otherwise, and the prophets expressly treat the cult of Moloch as foreign and as an apostasy from the worship of the true God.
The offerings by fire, the probable identity of Moloch with Baal, and the fact that in Assyria and Babylonia Malik, and at Palmyra Malach-bel, were sun-gods, have suggested to many that Moloch was a fire- or sun-god.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10443b.htm   (632 words)

  
 Moloch (Arch-Devil)
Moloch is a grand duke, viceroy of Baalzebul, and the lord of Malbolge, Hell’s sixth plane.
If it were not for Baalzebul, there would be open warfare between the two, much to Moloch’s detriment and Mephistopheles’ delight.
Moloch attacks with either a claw/claw/bite routine or his weapon and spell-like abilities.
www.enworld.org /cc/converted/outsider/devil/moloch.htm   (490 words)

  
 Film & Video
Moloch van de Russische regisseur Aleksandr Sokoerov is een film over Hitler waarin het geloof een groter, maar geen helderder rol mag spelen.
Maar nee, Braun beperkt zich in Moloch tot het aansporen van Hitler om toch op te staan als hij liever in bed blijft liggen.
De liefde is in Moloch al net zo banaal als het kwaad.
www.nrc.nl /W2/Nieuws/2000/03/22/Kun/02.html   (540 words)

  
 The Moloch: Theme and Mood
But the very influence of the Moloch in the deep is gnawing at the foundations of the Illusion, and it is only a matter of time when it will fall for good.
They know the secret pathways of the Moloch like no other and they are as much at home in the Labyrinth bordering on Metropolis as they are in the sewers and the industrial ruins of the cities.
Campaigns set in the Moloch should imply the feeling of a city full of unhealthy life - the presence of the Moloch is evident everywhere.
www.nyboria.de /mol_tm.htm   (952 words)

  
 buffy season one episode guide i robot you jane
Making the connection that Malcolm is really Moloch, Buffy and Xander race her to her house to warn her.
In an attempt to trap Moloch in the book from which he came, they recant the same spell that the monks used back in Italy.
It works, causing the disorientation that overcomes Moloch, but instead of returning Moloch to the book, he is trapped in his robot body.
www.buffy-vs-angel.com /jane.shtml   (734 words)

  
 The Curt Jester: Moloch opines on the Passion of the Christ
Moloch opines on the Passion of the Christ
Moloch now has his own movie review at his blog.
The genesis of the Moloch Now blog came when I read on After Abortion that Banned Parenthood had it's own blog.
www.splendoroftruth.com /curtjester/archives/004558.php   (470 words)

  
 Central Europe Review - Film: Aleksandr Sokurov's Moloch
After the film's reception in Cannes and at the London Film Festival, Sokurov was lumped in with Peter Greenaway as an auteur given to wilful mystification on screen, the courting of controversy (at one point, Hitler claims sincere ignorance of Auschwitz) and convoluted utterances in interviews and at press conferences.
The film, however, continues to demand a response (it played to full houses at the London Film Festival, for example) and, to this end, CER presents initial reactions to this difficult film in the form of a dialogue between Andrew J Horton, Benjamin Halligan and Donato Totaro.
This emerges in the climax of Moloch (if we can talk of a Sokurov film having a climax), when Eva Braun declares the depth of her feeling for the Führer but at the same time says "You have always feared banality.
www.ce-review.org /00/3/kinoeye3_halligan.html   (1837 words)

  
 Moloch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
W Sunnydale Moloch pojawia się jako demon, który opętał komputer, a później Internet.
Do komputera Moloch dostał się z księgi, którą wskanowała Willow.
Po tym gdy Moloch dostał się do komputera przyjął imię Malcolm.
www.smg.stopklatka.pl /buffy/Moloch.html   (171 words)

  
 The Curt Jester: New Blog
I was wondering what it would be like if Moloch had a blog.
You were right and I let Moloch know so he could correct it.
Moloch now has comments and his own email.
www.splendoroftruth.com /curtjester/archives/004552.php   (367 words)

  
 Acts 7:43 You took up the tabernacle of Moloch, the star
You took up the tabernacle of Moloch, the star of your god Rephan, the figures which you made to worship.
And you took up the tent of Moloch and the star of the god Rephan, images which you made to give worship to them: and I will take you away, farther than Babylon.
Yea, ye took up the tent of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, the forms which ye made to do homage to them; and I will transport you beyond Babylon.
www.bible.cc /acts/7-43.htm   (353 words)

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