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Catania, a seaport and capital of the province of the same name in Sicily, is situated on the eastern side of Mount Etna in a very fertile region.
Domninus, Bishop of Catania, was present at the Council of Ephesus (431); another bishop, Fortunatus, was twice sent with Ennodius by Pope Hormisdas to Emperor Anastasius I to effect the union of the Eastern Churches with Rome (514, 516).
The University of Catania was founded by Pope Eugenius IV in 1444 with the co-operation of Alfonso, King of Aragon and Sicily.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03429a.htm   (566 words)

 Catania, Italy
Catania, situated on level ground halfway along Sicily's eastern coast, is a provincial capital and the second largest city on the island after Palermo.
During the Byzantine period Catania was eclipsed by Syracuse and in the Arab period by Palermo.
Later on further natural catastrophes were to befall the town: in 1576 the majority of the population fell victim to the plague and in 1669 the western part of the town was destroyed by lava flows, whilst the rest was ruined by the great earthquake of 1693.
www.planetware.com /italy/catania-i-si-cat.htm   (1267 words)

Catania is a sprawling city built on the gentler slopes of the eastern seaboard of Sicily (as opposed to, say, the cliff-edge town of Taormina).
Catania is a great place to stay because it is in the center of a number of other attractions.
Catania's airport is just as large as Palermo to the west, and has plenty of regular flights going to/from Rome, so it's very convenient.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/it/catania.htm   (608 words)

 Best of Sicily - Catania
It was during the Aragonese period that Catania began to compete with Messina to become the most important city of eastern Sicily, and a point of reference for islanders from Castrogiovanni (Enna) eastward.
Most of Catania's wide streets and majestic palaces were built during the eighteenth century, coincidental to the Bourbon's development of Naples, and the architectural similarity between the two cities is striking.
Catania is a good point for making connections to other places if you're traveling by train or bus.
www.bestofsicily.com /catania.htm   (966 words)

 Catania travel guide - Wikitravel
Catania is the second largest city in Sicily, a major transport hub and university city.
Catania has the main airport for Sicily and scheduled and charter planes arrive from destinations throughout Italy and Europe.
Catania has a compact centre and it is most convenient just to walk around.
wikitravel.org /en/Catania   (505 words)

 Catania Hostels
Catania is a great place and you can make day trips to Etna or Siracussa or Taormina if you like.
Catania is a great place for a relaxing holiday.
I would not recomend Catania because it is a filthy town and the locals dislike English speakers and tourists.
www.hostelz.com /hostels/Italy/Sicily-(Sicilia)/Catania   (379 words)

 Councilmember David A. Catania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Councilmember David Catania, Chairman of the Committee on Health, secured unanimous approval for the budgets of the Departments of Health and Mental Health, funded at $1.8 billion and $227 million respectively.
In an effort to help the 110,000 smokers in the District of Columbia, Councilmember David Catania (I- At Large) is earmarking $500,000 in the FY 2007 budget to the Tobacco Free Families Campaign, operated by the D.C. Chapter of the American Lung Association.
Catania was also responsible for allocating monies in the FY 2006 budget for capital and infrastructure development for the program.
www.dccouncil.washington.dc.us /CATANIA/home/default.asp   (383 words)

 Hotels Catania Italy - Venere.com
The Residence 'La Vetreria' is situated in the historical centre of Catania, nearby the 'Castello Ursino'.
The hotel Savona is situated in the heart of the historic centre of Catania, close to all major attractions of the city and only 20 meters from the picturesque piazza Duomo and the famous via Etna.
Hotel Moderno, is situated in Catania in a strategic position and is particularly suitable for tourist, as we are located in the heart of the historicalcentre, just at the foot of a stairway leading to Via Dei Crociferi as well as the businessman, being...
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 Frank Catania Sr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Frank Catania is president and a principal in Catania Consulting Group, Inc. of New Jersey, a consulting firm with extensive experience in gaming issues.
Catania’s expertise stems from his years of service as Assistant Attorney General, Director New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement; Vice President, Compliance Officer, Players International; Deputy Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly, partner in the law firm of Catania and Harrington and counsel to the Law Firm of Sterns and Weinroth.
Catania has been published on a wide variety of casino gaming and government-related topics in several national publications, regional newspapers, and trade publications.
www.cataniaconsulting.com /catania_004.htm   (141 words)

 Catania Hotels - Catania Italy Hotel Reservations
The Hotel Nettuno is framed by remarkable natural elements: the marvellous bay of Catania; the waves of the Ionian Sea, with its countless blue tonalities lapping against...
The Hotel Mediterraneo is to be found in the heart of baroque Catania, very close to the places of particular artistic and cultural interest and easily reached from...
The Hotel 20 settembre is in the center of Catania, near the main theatre, the train station, the villa and the cattedral.
www.traveleurope.it /itinerari/c/catania.shtml   (378 words)

Catania, A. C., and Reynolds, G. A quantitative analysis of the behavior maintained by interval schedules of reinforcement.
Catania, A. C., Sveinsdottir, I, DeLeon I., Christensen, A., and Hineline, P. The paradoxical vocabularies of topography-based and selection-based verbal behavior.
Catania, A. On the vocabulary and the grammar of behavior.
www.umbc.edu /psyc/personal/catania/catania.htm   (3717 words)

 Catania Hotels - Hotel in Catania - ITWG.COM
The hotel principe is situatede in the center of catania city.
The residence hotel la vetreria is to be found in the old city centre of catania.
The splendid bay of catania, the fl vulcanic rocks on which the blue jonian sea beats with its infinite blue tones; the majesty of mnt.
www.itwg.com /catania   (420 words)

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The "metropolitan"* city of Catania is one of the largest in Italy with more than 800.000 inhabitants (1.100.000 in the province) and its subway is the first in Sicily and one of the most modern in Italy.
Service is by FCE, Ferrovia Circumetnea, that works in Catania since the 19th century providing public transport from and to the chief town and other towns of the hinterland.
The main station is located in Leonardo da Vinci Avenue (Viale Leonardo da Vinci) in Catania, where there's the underground Borgo station, beetween the High street (Via Etnea) and Abraham Lincoln Square (Piazza Abramo Lincoln).
web.tiscali.it /andreacatania/catania/metro_eng.html   (317 words)

 Catania hotel. Luxury hotels, boutique hotels in Catania, Italy
With the Mont Etna Volcano as its backdrop, Catania is the cultural centre of Sicily and its second largest city.
Catania boasts well-preserved and rich baroque architecture and vestiges that date back from the Greek and Roman times.
Una Hotel Palace is located in the heart of Catania, nearby the most important historical attractions.
www.epoquehotels.com /catania.html   (99 words)

 Catania Hotels: Find and Compare Hotel Room Rates for Catania Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Next to the historic and commercial centre of Catania "Villa Del Bosco" is situated in a very exclusive residential area.
The Grand Hotel Baia Verde, situated on the cliffs close to Catania, enjoys his particolar location in the enchanting scenery of the Ionian coast, behind which the volcano Etna rises his mighty size.
The Sheraton Catania Hotel is an elegant resort located on the Cyclops Coast, directly across the street from the beach and just 2 miles from the center of Catania.
www.kayak.com /h/destinations/info/IT/Catania   (334 words)

 Catania - Wikimedia Commons
Deutsch: Catania ist eine Stadt auf Sizilien (Italien).
English: Catania is a city in Sicily in Italy.
Français : Catania (Catane) est une ville en Sicile (Italie).
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Catania   (79 words)

 Catania Transit
Catania is located on the southeast coast of Sicily.
I was very surprised to find that Catania maintains a small metro line.
Catania is the terminal for a narrow gauge railway that nearly makes a full loop around the volcano, Mt. Etna.
www.trainweb.org /subwaymark/transit/Italy/catania.htm   (131 words)

 Catania & Catania - Attorneys At Law - Tampa
Catania & Catania, P.A. is a team of attorneys, counselors, and staff dedicated to giving each and every client the highest quality of legal service available in the most efficient manner possible, regardless of the situation.
At the law firm of Catania & Catania, P.A., we've dedicated our practice to getting our clients the best recovery possible.
Catania and Catania is a successful law firm dedicated exclusively to representing private individuals in cases involving:
www.cataniaandcatania.com   (96 words)

 Hotel Catania, Hotels Catania, Welcome, Catania, Hospitality Catania, Lodge Catania, Lodges Catania, Lodging Catania, ...
Situated at the foot of Etna on the Ionic coast, Catania is the second most important city of Sicily.
The ideal seasons in which to visit Catania are late spring and autumn as the citrus fruit "gardens" are in full bloom and it is a very evocative spectacle.
Even the summertime is a good time to visit but it is better to avoid the torrid climate of the beaches and enjoy the cool climate of the hills.
www.emmeti.it /Welcome/Sicilia/ProvCatania/Catania/index.uk.html   (103 words)

 Catania hotels. Save up to 60% off rates on all hotels in Catania
Restored to its former glory, Villa Paradiso Dell'Etna Catania, complete with authentic furnishings, offers its guests the atmosphere and charm of its past together with the highest quality of service.
The hotel is situated 10 kilometres from Catania, on the slopes of mount...
The central location of the Airone Hotel is unique not only for the enchanting view over the west coast of Sicily, from Acireale to Taormina, but also because of proximity of many tourist attractions.
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/Catania.htm   (213 words)

 UrbanRail.Net > Europe > Italy > CATANIA Metropolitana (Circumetnea)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Catania is situated on the eastern shore of Sicily and has 370,000 inhabitants (700,000 in the metropolitan area)
The Metropolitana di Catania opened on 27 June 1999 between Borgo and Porto:
Underground between Borgo and Piazza Galatea, then on the surface along the coast to the FS Central Railway station and further south to the harbour (Porto).
www.urbanrail.net /eu/cat/catania.htm   (223 words)

 Virgin Express - Catania, Sicily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In Catania and especially Palermo, the entire season offers cool nights, but fairly warm days when you can enjoy street cafés as a break from sightseeing and shopping.
In Catania, a fine art collection is housed in the Civic Gallery Ursino Castle in the centre of town in Piazza Federico II.
In Catania, Il Gabbiano (Via Giordano Bruno 128) in the centre of town specialises in fresh seafood.
www.virgin-express.com /en/destinations/catania   (765 words)

 Catania Italy Hotels and Hostels Online - Hotel and Youth Hostel booking in Catania Italy - international hotel ...
AGORA HOSTEL is an independent hostel in the very heart of Catania.
The hostel looks on to a quiet square next to the ruins of an ancient roman bath and lies close to the Pescheria, the fascinating street fishmarket and the cathedral and nightlife area.
Our Bed And Breakfast is located in the Historical Centre of Catania among Teatro Massimo Square, University Square e The Cathedral; recently opened, in a quiet and exclusive condominium.
www.instantworldbooking.com /?hotel-in=Catania|Italy   (219 words)

 Catania Hotels, hotels in Catania, Italy | Italy Hotels Database
This resort is situated on the Cyclops Coast, across the street from the beach, and approximately six miles from Catania Fontanarossa International Airport....
The Excelsior Grand Hotel is situated in the historic center of Catania, approximately four miles from Catania Fontanarossa Airport....
This liberty style villa, dating from the early 1900 s and located in the heart of the city, has been completely renovated and restored to its original...
catania.italyhotelsdb.com   (254 words)

 Catania - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
CATANIA,italy- Travelers are not supposed to admit this but here goes: I was hoping Mount Edna, the king of European volcanoes, would put on a show when i went to Sicily.
I figured the mountain and the residents of nearby Catania had things worked out by now.
After all, they've been sharing same geography for thousands of years, during which Edna has been the object of veneration, fear and amazement.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/catania   (201 words)

 Catania travel guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Catania travel guide - The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and what to see
Catania is a baroque city at the foot of Mount Etna, which dominates the skyline.
Additional travel guides are available in ten languages at wikitravel.org.
www.world66.com /europe/italy/sicily/catania   (74 words)

 Car Rental Catania with Auto Europe
With a car rental in Catania, Italy, on the island of Sicily, you'll have the freedom to discover all that this complex culture has to offer.
Auto Europe offers several pick up locations and a large rental car fleet, so finding a car rental in Catania is both easy and economical.
Palermo and Messina are must-sees that are easily accessible with your car rental in Catania, and you absolutely cannot miss the breathtaking tiled outdoor staircase, La Scala di Santa Maria, in Caltagirone, a town famous for its pottery.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Catania-rental-guide.cfm?c=1335   (443 words)

 Catania-Spagna Corporation | Organic & Non-GMO Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Catania Spagna Corporation is proud to announce our new line of Organic, Non-GMO, Expeller-Pressed and Zero Trans Fat oils.
Catania-Spagna, a leader in the blended oil category for over 100 years, believes the organic foods trend will continue to grow as consumers, chefs and industrial manufacturers become more health conscience about the foods made available today.
While a 100% extra virgin olive oil can dominate a dish, the blended oil is a perfect compliment to add a hint of olive oil flavor, as well as keeping the overall cost of the oil in check.
www.cataniausa.com /organic.shtml   (275 words)

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