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Palace of Versailles

Louis XIV of France (1638–1715), known as the Sun King, is Europe's most potent emblem of absolute monarchy. He came to the throne at the age of four,

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Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580

Italian Renaissance architect (1508-1580). Thanks to his own study of Roman antiquities, Palladio achieved a profound understanding of the legacy of

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Panama Canal

waterway across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic (by way of the Caribbean Sea) and Pacific oceans, built by the United States (1904–14)

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Pan-American Highway

Keywords Pan-Americanism Economics and Trade The Pan American Highway (Carretera Panamericana) is a 15,714-mile system of roads spanning the Americas

Pantheon (Rome, Italy)

Constructed during the reign of the emperor Hadrian between 118 and 125 ce in the Campus Martius district of ancient Rome, the imposing Pantheon still

Pareto, Vilfredo (1848 - 1923)

Italian economist and political philosopher who began his career as a liberal but ended it as an early fascist. His two important books on economics

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Parthenon (Athens, Greece)

Over the past two and a half millennia the Parthenon has been temple, church, mosque, ruin, reconstruction, and icon. Built as a temple to the goddess

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particle detector

in physics, device for detecting, measuring, and analyzing particles and other forms of radiation entering it. Such devices play an important role not


the wearing surface of a road, street, or sidewalk. Parts of Babylon and Troy are believed to have been paved; Roman roads were noted for their

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Pei, I.M. (Ieoh Ming) (1917 - )

(Ieoh Ming Pei) pā , 1917–, Chinese-American architect, b. Guangzhou, China. Pei emigrated to the United States in 1935 and studied at the Univ. of