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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Constantine (Cirta)
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It was separated from the Diocese of Algiers 25 July, 1866.
Cirta, which took in the fourth century the name of its restorer,
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04295a.htm   (281 words)

Cirta was first an important Carthaginian settlement (named SARIM BATIM?), then a town of the Numidian Massyli, and subsequently the capital where the ancient kings, Syphax (king of the Massaesyli), Masinissa, Micipsa, Adherbal, and others, lived and built many fine buildings of mud brick in the later third and second century BC.
The city of Cirta is a fortress perched high on a diamond-shaped plateau, about 2,000 feet high, srrounded on three sides by a precipitous ravine, through which runs the river Ampsaga (Oued Rummel).
Cirta became the capital of Septimius Severus' new province of Numidia (203 AD), and a new stage in its construction and amplification began.
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 Travel in Constantine - Algeria - Africa - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
After the conquest of Constantine, the city, which was called by the Romans "Cirta," was renamed in honour of the conquering emperor.
Constantine, then known as Carta (and Cirta by the Romans, meaning "the town"), was originally the capital of Numidia, where the ancient kings, Syphax, Masinissa, Micipsa, Adherbal and others, lived and built many fine buildings of mud brick.
After the city was destroyed in the religious (Christian) war against the Roman leader, Maxentius, who was defeated in 312 at the battle of Milvian Bridge by Constantine the Great, it was rebuilt by the latter, and the city's name was changed.
www.africatravelling.net /algeria/constantine/constantine_history.htm   (662 words)

 Constantine City - Algeria - Sara Travels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Constantine is the city of the bridges, it was built on a rock of more than 600 meters of altitude, surrounded by deep ravines, crossed by Rhumel, all this gave to the city his power of citadel.
CIRTA Constantine was built approximately 3000 years before J.C., Numides were the true inhabitants.
Massinissa was a king de Numidie, he made of Cirta (Constantine at the time) the capital of its kingdom.
www.saravoyages.net /saratravels/constantine.html   (556 words)

 History of City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Found in the Bear’s and the Moufflon’s Caves, these archaeological treasures of this earliest period of Constantine history are preserved in the Cirta Museum.
The name “Cirta” appeared during the third century B.C, and was given to the town on the year 308 which coincided with its complete destruction during a terrible war.
Cirta was the capital of the Numidian kings and Massinissa during the sixth century B.C and was permanently in contact with Cartage.
www.asd-kholladi.com /historycine.htm   (530 words)

 Lexikon Cirta
Die Phönizier errichteten Cirta (abgeleitet von dem Phönizischen Wort „kirtha“ = Stadt) auf einem Plateau, das 650 m über dem Meeresspiegel liegt.
Kaiser Konstantin baute Cirta 313 jedoch wieder auf und nannte es Constantina.
Aufgrund seiner strategisch hervorragenden Lage diente Cirta in der Folgezeit den verschiedenen Beherrschern der Stadt (Römern, Arabern, Türken oder Franzosen) als Festung.
lexikon.freenet.de /Cirta   (258 words)

Cirta war eine antike Stadt in Nordafrika (heute Constantine/Algerien).
Die Phönizier errichteten Cirta (abgeleitet von dem Phönizischen „kirtha“ = Stadt) auf einem Plateau das m über dem Meeresspiegel liegt.
wurde König Syphax der den östlichen des Königreichs Numidien von Cirta aus regierte von den und seinem Gegenspieler Massinissa der sich mit den Römern gegen Karthago verbündet hatte geschlagen und Cirta unter neuen König Massinissa Hauptstadt von Numidien.
www.uni-protokolle.de /Lexikon/Cirta.html   (146 words)

 numidia - NumisWiki, The Collaborative Numismatics Project
Cirta (Constantine), the capital of Numidia, and the chief royal residence.
In B.C. Sittius received Cirta from Caesar; it became a colony under the name Colonia Iuvenalis Honoris et Virtutis Cirta.
Hippo Regius was a maritime city near the mouth of the river Ubus.
www.forumancientcoins.com /numiswiki/view.asp?key=numidia   (1415 words)

 Canada Research Chair in Tele-learning Cognitive Engineering - Gilbert Paquette
The Center for Interuniversity Research on Telelearning Applications (CIRTA) groups the LICEF research centre at Télé-université, the CLSP center at Concordia university plus 8 other research teams and groups on Telelearning researche in Quebec.
Over 60 researchers from 12 different universities, plus students and research professionnals makes it the most important research organisation in its field in Canada.
CIRTA is hosted at Télé-université in Montreal by the LICEF research center.
www.licef.teluq.uquebec.ca /gp/eng/participations/cirta.htm   (80 words)

 The Gracchi Marius and Sulla eBook
They were bidden to insist simply on the war ceasing, and the two kings settling their disputes by law.
The town of Cirta stood on the promontory of a peninsula formed by a loop of the river Ampsaga, and was almost impregnable.
Then this precious trio left Africa, as the ten young men had done; and the surrender of Cirta followed, either because despair led its defenders to hope that submission, as it would save the enemy trouble, might conciliate him, or perhaps because water or food ran short.
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 CIRTA - Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche sur le Téléapprentissage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
La planification du projet DIVA, volet 1, est fondée sur le plan de recherche du CIRTA tel que présenté au programme de regroupements stratégiques du FCAR.
Elle tient compte des intentions exprimées par les chercheurs et les équipes du CIRTA lors d’une consultation en juillet et août 2001.
Les équipes initiales mentionnées dans ce document peuvent s’adjoindre tout autre membre du CIRTA ou des autres groupes participant au projet CIRTA intéressés à travailler à la réalisation des projets.
www.cirta.org /fr/diva.htm   (1326 words)

 Detail Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Masinissa established his capital at Cirta, the modern-day Algerian city of Constantine, where he ruled for approximately fifty years.
The coins minted at Cirta and used for trade appear to have been made from bronze, lead, and copper.
Masinissa is noted for having developed and maintained his political alliance with Rome, thus ensuring that his political goals and aspirations were met.
www.fofweb.com /Onfiles/Ancient/AncientDetail.asp?iPin=AFR0345   (403 words)

 Formation à distance et technologies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Pour stimuler la réflexion, nous souhaiterions permettre aux membres du CIRTA d’entendre des réflexions sur les questions de construction des identités collectives dans un contexte en mutation comme celui que vit la société occidentale sous l’emprise des technologies de la communication.
D’une part, les travaux que mènent les chercheurs du CIRTA s’articulent autour de la question de la construction identitaire des acteurs– concepteur, formateur et étudiants - qui sont de plus en plus aux prises avec de nouvelles façons d’être soi et d’être avec les autres.
Elle se tiendra au LORIT (laboratoire-observation de recherche en ingénierie du télé-apprentissage) du centre de recherche CIRTA de Montréal.
fadtechno.blogspot.com   (2296 words)

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In 203BC Cirta became the capital of Numidia during the reign of the Berber chieftain Massinissa and eventually came under Roman domination.
During the first years of the Christian Era, Cirta prospered as part of a confederation of Roman city-states and eventually as a colony of Cuicul, site of the city of Djemila, becoming one of the wealthiest cities in all of North Africa.
During the 4th century the town was destroyed as the result of an uprising, but rebuilt by the Emperor Constantine who gave the city its modern name.
www.arab.net /algeria/aa_constantine.htm   (245 words)

 ~ Pipe Makers Emporium ~
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Cirta Large- 2-2 3/4"x 2 3/4" 2 7/8"x 4 1/2- 6 1/2" - $23.00
Cirta Extra Large- 2 1/4- 2 3/4" x 2 7/8-3 5/8" 4 1/2- 6 1/2" $27.00
www.pipemakers.org   (443 words)

 Marching to Cirta....   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Each night a proper castra is to be prepared and scouts are to be sent on in the normal way despite the end of hostilities.
At each city along the route reports are to be sought as to repair work status, presence of Numidian garrison forces etc. Any problems or requirements are to be reported to me and then forwarded to Masinissa.
Once the legions arrive at Cirta they are to build their castras outside the city and clean and polish their arms and armour for wedding detail.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Post/554921   (290 words)

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