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

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

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