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  Campus Martius -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Campus Martius, or Field of Mars, was a publicly owned area of ancient (Capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire) Rome about 2 km² (600 acres) in extent.
The Campus Martius itself was a low-lying plain west of the via Lata, the modern Corso next to a bend in the River (A river of central Italy; flows through Rome to the Tyrrhenian Sea) Tiber.
The Campus Martius contained the main part of Rome until the new developments increased the size of the capital of a reunited (A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD) Italy after 1870.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/campus_martius.htm   (553 words)

  
 Campus Martius Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Campus Martius Park is a re-established park in downtown Detroit, Michigan.
In 1805, Campus Martius was the focal point of judge Augustus Woodward's plans to rebuild the city.
The new Campus Martius Park was dedicated on November 19, 2004, it includes two stages, sculptures, public spaces and a seasonal ice skating rink.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Campus_Martius_Park   (243 words)

  
 Campus Martius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Before the birth of Rome, The Campus Martius itself was a low-lying plain limited by a bend of the River Tiber and by the Quirinal and the Capitoline hills.
The Campus Martius also held the Ara Pacis (Altar of Peace), built by the Senate to mark the establishment of peace by Augustus.
The Campus Martius contained the main part of Rome until the new developments increased the size of the capital of a reunited Italy after 1870.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Campus_Martius   (1016 words)

  
 Artcom Museums Tour: Campus Martius: The Museum of The Northwest Territory, Marietta OH
Campus Martius: The Museum of the Northwest Territory
Campus Martius was a civilian fortification built between 1788 and 1791 in order to protect Marietta, the first organized American settlement in the Northwest Territory of the United States.
Campus Martius was the seat of territorial government under the Northwest Ordinance from 1788 to 1790 and provided protection to Marietta settlers during the Ohio Indian Wars of 1790 to 1794.
www.artcom.com /Museums/nv/af/45750-21.htm   (867 words)

  
 Campus Martius - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since it was outside the walls of Rome until the Aurelian wall was built, the Campus Martius was a natural place for audience given to foreign ambassadors who could not enter the city, and foreign cults were housed in temples erected there.
The Campus Martius itself was a low-lying plain west of the via Lata, the modern Corso next to a bend in the River Tiber.
Pompey built the first stone theater in Rome in the Campus Martius in 55 BC Agrippa had the swampy ground made into a pool and baths in a setting of parkland and temples, and built the Porticus Argonautarum and the Laconicum Sudatorium.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /Campus_Martius   (451 words)

  
 Campus Martius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since it was outside the walls of Rome until the Aurelian wall was built, the Campus Martius was a naturalplace for audience given to foreign ambassadors who could not enter the city, and foreign cults were housed in temples erectedthere.
The Campus Martius also held the Ara Pacis (Altar of Peace), built by theSenate to mark the establishment of peace by Augustus.
After the barbarian invasions cut the aqueducts, the rapidly dwindling population abandoned the surrounding hills andconcentrated in the Campus Martius, depending on the Tiber for water and victimized by its flooding.
www.therfcc.org /campus-martius-95951.html   (444 words)

  
 Campus Martius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Campus Martius itself was a low-lying west of the via Lata the modern next to a bend in the River Tiber.
The Campus Martius also held the Ara Pacis (Altar of Peace) built by the to mark the establishment of peace by Augustus.
After the barbarian invasions cut the aqueducts rapidly dwindling population abandoned the surrounding hills concentrated in the Campus Martius depending on Tiber for water and victimized by its The Campus Martius contained the main part Rome until the new developments increased the of the capital of a reunited Italy 1870.
www.freeglossary.com /Campus_Martius   (658 words)

  
 Schostak Brothers & Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Campus Martius is a 7-block, 2 million square-foot, mixed use development located in downtown Detroit's central business district.
In Detroit, Campus Martius is the hub of a city currently experiencing a rebirth.
The developer that was awarded the Campus Martius project by the City of Detroit consists of a partnership of Schostak Brothers and Company, Sterling Group, and Melvin Butch Hollowell (a Detroit activist and partner in the law firm of Butzel Long).
www.schostak.com /campusmerchants.htm   (358 words)

  
 Campus Martius -- city's heart may beat again
At one time Campus Martius was the corner on which the city's life turned, the end of the line for the Pontiac-Detroit railway and the city's electric streetcars.
Campus Martius means "field of Mars" or "military ground." It served as a drill ground for militia in 1788 and was named after the Campus Martius at Marietta, Ohio, a 180-foot stockade.
With the flurry of new development plans, Campus Martius is once again the focus of Detroit's downtown as the city prepares to enter a new century, just as it was when the city entered this one.
info.detnews.com /history/story/index.cfm?id=160&category=locations   (880 words)

  
 CAMPUS MARTIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Der Campus Martius selbst war ein Tiefebene westlich der Via Lata, dem modernen Corso, und der Biegung des Tiber.
Der Campus Martius enthielt auch die Ara Pacis (Friedensaltar), die vom Senat gebaut wurde, um der Friedensstiftung durch Augustus zu gedenken.
Der Campus Martius somit umfasste den Hauptteil Roms, bis die Stadt als Hauptstadt des wiedervereinigten Italien ab 1870 erneut zu wachsen begann.
www.toonorama.com /encyclopedia/C/Campus_Martius   (462 words)

  
 Campus Martius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Campus Martius Museum highlights migration in Ohio's history.
Founded by the Ohio Company of Associates in 1788, Campus Martius was a fort that served as home for the pioneers while they established Marietta.
Campus Martius Museum is at the corner of Washington (State Route 7) and Second streets in Marietta (Washington County).
www.placesohio.com /ohio-historic-sites/CampusMartius   (240 words)

  
 OHT - Field Trips - Southeast - Campus Martius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Until 1790, Campus Martius served as the seat of government for territorial governor Arthur St. Clair who convened the first court of justice to uphold territorial laws.
Campus Martius was completed in 1791, the same year the freedoms of the Northwest Ordinance were protected within the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution.
Campus Martius is one of more than sixty sites operated by the Ohio Historical Society.
www.ohiohistoryteachers.org /03/05/se02.shtml   (258 words)

  
 Park opens door into city's future
Deane Rundell, a landscape architect with the Indianapolis firm Rundell Ernstberger Associates who crafted the look of Campus Martius, said it was designed as "a place that would be active as much as possible, night and day, every day of the week, all year long.
Campus Martius will be the first park in Detroit's history to benefit from research done over the past 30 years into how urban parks really work.
At Campus Martius, the cafe will be a glass-enclosed building so that people inside will always be visible from the outside -- a key factor in making the park appear safe and active.
www.freep.com /news/locway/park30_20030530.htm   (1332 words)

  
 Panorama of old Detroit - Main Page
By 1928, Campus Martius was the busiest intersection in the country according to a contemporary visitor's guide.
Campus Martius is still a relatively busy intersection, but no more so than dozens of other places across town and probably less so than many rural interstate exit ramps.
The average Detroiter walking across Campus Martius in 1906 probably had a pretty good opinion of Progress; the frontier days were still in living memory, and the technological and material improvements in daily life were manifest.
www.merit.edu /%7Ejimmoran/detphot/detroit.html   (992 words)

  
 cmm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Campus Martius Museum is the Ohio Historical Society's interpretive center for the history of settlements and migration in Ohio, spanning the period from1780 to 1970.
The earliest migration of European settlers to what is now Ohio occurred intermittently during the 1700's.However, members of the Ohio Company of associates, seeking to settle the land north west of the Ohio River, formally initiated this process through the establishment of Marietta in 1778.
The Campus Martius Museum, built by the state of Ohio in 1928, occupies the site of the original fortification.
www.grannylin.com /martius/cmm.htm   (306 words)

  
 Campus Martius Park
Campus Martius means “military ground” and was named after the Campus Martius at Marietta, Ohio, a 180-foot stockade.
Today we still call this point the “Point of Origin” which is located in center of Campus Martius at the junction of Woodward and Monroe.
Campus Martius at that time was very low and marshy.
www.campusmartiuspark.org /history.htm   (388 words)

  
 Realty Times: Detroit to Unveil Glimpse of the Future with New Campus Martius Detroit Development
This will be the only opportunity to view and photograph the Campus Martius sign with the old Hudson's Building in the background.
The Campus Martius project, a 9.2 acre, five block site is among of the Midwest's most publicized urban real estate development projects.
Campus Martius will fill a void by creating a central business district with office space, retail shops, restaurant and entertainment venues, parking structures and a two-acre park as a centerpiece.
realtytimes.com /rtnews/printrtpages/19981022_rupmartius.htm   (211 words)

  
 Campus Martius -- Der Campus Martius, das Marsfeld, war ein mehr als 250 Hek...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Campus Martius -- Der Campus Martius, das Marsfeld, war ein mehr als 250 Hek...
Ab der Zeit Sullas wurden Parzellen auf dem Campus Martius an einflussreiche Römer verkauft oder vergeben, die das Gemeindeland zur Errichtung von insulae (große Miethäuser) und Villen missbrauchten.
Der Campus Martius enthielt auch die Ara Pacis (Friedensaltar), der vom Senat gebaut wurde, um der Friedensstiftung durch Augustus zu gedenken.
campus_martius.exsudo.de   (445 words)

  
 Campus Martius on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Campus Martius -- Detroit's hope for revival of downtown.
Campus Martius Park to be all-year venue; Events to generate foot traffic for retailers.(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)
Mikenzie Frost, 11, of Dearborn, Michigan, does a sit spin at Campus Martius in downtown Detroit on December 30, 2004.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/x/x-c1ampusm1a.asp   (547 words)

  
 Offices run short of tenants - 12/27/01
Computer software giant Compuware Corp. is building a $350-million headquarters at the Campus Martius complex at Woodward and Monroe, but developers continue to search for tenants to fill the other three blocks.
The five-block Campus Martius project in Detroit's downtown is expected to take 10 years to complete.
   Campus Martius, a five-block district at Woodward and Monroe in the center of downtown, has already landed one high-profile company.
www.detnews.com /2001/business/0112/27/b01-376397.htm   (1001 words)

  
 Project for Public Spaces (PPS) | Campus Martius
Around the park, sidewalks and several new buildings will be the settings for activities such as markets, performances, outdoor cafes, newsstands, and information kiosks, all designed to stimulate street activity in downtown.
The City held a grand opening of the new Campus Martius in November of 2004.
Campus Martius is one of PPS's Greatest Hits.
www.pps.org /info/projectexp/campus_martius   (230 words)

  
 Hard Rock Cafe - Corporate - Press
Campus Martius is a seven-block, two-million-square-foot mixed-use development located in downtown Detroit's central business district.
Campus Martius is situated on two full city blocks and is the new headquarters of Compuware Corporation.
Campus Martius is in an enviable position as it leads downtown Detroit to a new level of office, retail, and entertainment venues with 400,000 square feet of retail, specialty stores, restaurants, and entertainment space.
www.hardrockcafe.com /corporate/press/content.aspx?id=84   (368 words)

  
 Table of Contents and Excerpt, Davies, Death and the Emperor
In their grandest incarnations these commemorative monuments became entire architectural complexes, and this was the intention behind Pompey's triumphal complex on the Campus Martius, dedicated in 55 B.C., where a monumental trophy stood side by side with a stone theater, a huge portico, a Curia, and a Temple to Pompey's guiding goddess,Venus Victrix.
Standing proud on the northern Campus Martius, the Mausoleum of Augustus relates as closely to these overwhelming monuments to victory as it does to the tradition of Late Republican tombs that it brings to a close.
At about the ninth hour (approximately 3 P.M.), the strongest of the senators carried it to the Campus Martius where, in a strong wind and driving rain, body and statue were consumed by flames, amid a procession of cavalry and infantry.
www.utexas.edu /utpress/excerpts/exdavdep.html   (4289 words)

  
 Project for Public Spaces (PPS) | Campus Martius Park
Against all odds, a two-acre civic square was created in the heart of downtown Detroit by moving two major streets, combining several parcels of open space, and relocating a major 19th century monument.
Before the new park, Campus Martius consisted of a few isolated traffic islands surrounded by asphalt.
The result was a sweeping vision of Campus Martius as one of the world's best public spaces--endowed with innovative programming, easy pedestrian access, a variety of distinct destinations within the park, and strong connections to surrounding neighborhoods and public transit.
www.pps.org /info/articles/greatest_hits_7   (339 words)

  
 Campus Martius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Campus Martius, or Field of Mars, was an area of ancient Rome.
The Campus Martius itself was a low-lying plain next to the River Tiber.
Dedicated to the god of warfare, the Campus Martius was closely linked to soldiers and the army.
www.portaljuice.com /campus_martius.html   (240 words)

  
 seofea
The fort, Campus Martius, was disassembled in 1795 due to Indian threats.
This is possible, Campus Martius Museum guide John Hackett says, because Putnam left behind the exact formulas that were used to mix the paint.
The Campus Martius Museum, established in 1928 by the state of Ohio, is a member of the Ohio Historical Society.
www.scripps.ohiou.edu /seo/seodep.htm   (1132 words)

  
 ARCHITECTURE: Fountains make a splashy return
In the meantime, the base of the fountain will serve as the platform for Detroit's official Christmas tree, the lighting of which on Friday evening is part of the grand opening of the park.
The Campus Martius project marks the fourth time in recent years that WET Design has created a landmark in metro Detroit.
At Campus Martius, the base of the fountain is a simple stepped platform that would hardly get a glance without the water show.
www.freep.com /realestate/renews/arch16e_20041116.htm   (1035 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Campus Martius (Ancient History, Rome) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Campus Martius (Ancient History, Rome) - Encyclopedia
Campus Martius: under Rome see Rome before Augustus; Roman Empire; Renaissance and Modern Rome.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Campus Martius
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