History Quiz / General History, Geography and Terms with 'P'

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Can you name the following terms that start with 'P' ?

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Longest reigning pope in the Catholic Church
Represents an appeal to an audience's emotions.
In Greek mythology, daughter of Demeter and the Queen of the Underworld
In John Milton's 'Paradise Lost' this was the capital of Hell. This word also refers to a very noisy and chaotic place.
Chemical element with an atomic number of 94.
American General director of the CIA from September, 2011 to November, 2012
This Spanish conquistador defeats and conquers the Incan Empire.
Greek historian and biographer, (ca. 46-ca. 120)
American Pharmaceutical company
Winged Horse in Greek mythology
In Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' he is Ophelia's father
River in the mid atlantic coast of the United States that flows into the Chesapeake bay
Russian Tsar, founder of the second largest city in Russia.
French Mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. Known for his famous 'triangle' and 'wager.'
Alexander Fleming discovers this antibiotic used to treat infections.
A subregion of oceania, consisting of more than 1,000 islands
Ancient war between the Greek city states, primarily Athens and Sparta
One of the greatest American poets, author of the 'Raven'
One of the Alexandre Dumas' three musketeers.
First human woman, according to Greek mythology, opens a box that releases all the evil in the world.
Jewish and Catholic holiday which commemorates the story of the exodus.
French chemist and microbiologist, founder of medical microbiology
Twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur
The non aristocratic class of land-owning Romans.
The passengers of the Mayflower founded this colony in 1620.
In the Jules Verne novel, 'Around the World in 80 Days' this Phileas Fogg's assistant goes by this name
Headquarters of the United States Department of Defense.

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