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Such existing memorials are distributed mainly in major churches — e.g., in
Santa Croce, Florence, where there are memorials to Dante, Niccolo Machiavelli,
and Galileo, and in Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral, London. The
From the 8th century bc it was the site of Li-hsia, a major city of the state of Ch'i,
which flourished in the Chou period (c. 1122-221 bc). Later, in the 2nd century bc
, the town became the seat of Li-ch'eng County in the commandery (district ...
The Colombian Andes consist of three major ranges (cordilleras) extending like
fingers from the Ecuadorian border northeast to the Caribbean Sea. In the south,
a western Cordillera Occidental and a central Cordillera Central are separated ...
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