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

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

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