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  • palaces —    All of the great rulers of the ancient Mes opotamian kingdoms and empires had palaces. The earliest one whose remains have survived was erected in the city of Eridu, southwest of Ur, in the early third millennium b.c. Most palaces in… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • PALACES —    In archaeological terms, palaces are distinguished from large private residences and temples. They differ from the former by their greater size and number of rooms and by stricter measures of security reflected in the plan of the buildings.… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • Palaces — Palace Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • palaces — pal·ace || pælɪs n. castle, mansion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin State Party = GER Type = Cultural Criteria = i, ii, iv ID = 532 Region = Europe Year = 1990 Session = 14th Extension = 1992; 1999 Link =… …   Wikipedia

  • Palaces and mansions in Hungary — There are more than 2000 castles and mansions today in Hungary, with about 700 of them under protection. Castle construction thrived during the politically tranquil 18th century,which became one of the most important periods of construction in… …   Wikipedia

  • List of palaces — This is a list of palaces by country. For main article please see palace Afghanistan * Darul Aman Palace * Tajbeg Palace Argentina * Casa Rosada Presidential residence in Buenos Aires * San Martin Palace Austria * Belvedere Palace former summer… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese Palaces — are elaborate structures. There is a long history of imperial rule in China, and the palaces were the sites where the royal court resided, as well as many government bureaucrats and functionaries. The English word palace is used to translate the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of palaces in Egypt — Egypt contains a large number of palaces, dating from the time of the Pharaohs, through the Romans, Fatimids, Mammlouks, and the modern Egyptian kingdom. List (by approximate year of construction) Pharaonic * 1500s BC Unknown king palace, Naqada… …   Wikipedia

  • As the Palaces Burn — Studio album by Lamb of God Released May 6, 2003 …   Wikipedia

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