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fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages Alhambra
British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941) Arthur Evans , Evans , Sir Arthur John Evans
king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC) Ashurbanipal , Assurbanipal , Asurbanipal
borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey City of Westminster , Westminster
French royal architect who built the Tuileries Palace and Gardens in Paris for Catherine de Medicis (1515-1570) de l'Orme , Delorme , Philibert de l'Orme , Philibert Delorme
room in the palace of a native prince of India in which audiences and receptions occur durbar
first council of the Western Church held in the Lateran Palace in 1123; focused on church discipline and made plans to recover the Holy Lands from the Muslim `infidels' First Lateran Council
man employed as a servant in a large establishment (as a palace) to run errands and do chores footman
walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China Forbidden City
city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492; site of the Alhambra (a palace and fortress built by Moors in the Middle Ages) which is now a major tourist attraction Granada
site in Rome containing the church of Rome and the Lateran Palace Lateran
any of five general councils of the Western Catholic Church that were held in the Lateran Palace Lateran Council
palace that served as the residence of the popes until the 14th century Lateran Palace
agreement signed in the Lateran Palace in 1929 by Italy and the Holy See which recognized the Vatican City as a sovereign and independent papal state Lateran Treaty
king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715) Louis the Great , Louis XIV , Sun King
palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles Palace of Versailles , Versailles
palace, concerning a palatial
palace of sultan seraglio
fortress in London on the Thames; used as a palace and a state prison and now as a museum containing the crown jewels Tower of London
palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871; all that remains today are the formal gardens Tuileries , Tuileries Palace
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