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  Genoa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genoa (Italian: Genova, Genoese: Zena) is a city and a seaport in northern Italy, the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria.
Genoa lost Sardinia to Aragon, Corsica to internal revolt and its Middle Eastern colonies to the Ottoman Empire and the Arabs.
Genoa suffered from French bombardment in 1684, and was occupied by Austria in 1746 during the War of the Austrian Succession.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Genoa   (1592 words)

  
 Genoa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Among Genoa’s notable buildings are the Cathedral of San Lorenzo (rebuilt in 1100 and frequently restored), the palace of the doges, the richly decorated churches of the Annunciation and of St. Ambrose (both 16th cent.), the medieval Church of San Donato, many Renaissance palaces, and the Carlo Felice opera house (19th cent.).
Genoa’s expansion and its military defense were largely financed by a group of merchants who in 1408 organized a powerful bank, the Banco San Giorgio.
The power of Genoa was revived by the seaman and statesman Andrea Doria, who wrote a new constitution in 1528; the conspiracy (1547) of the Fieschi family against his dictatorship failed.
www.bartleby.com /65/ge/Genoa.html   (602 words)

  
 Republic of Genoa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Republic of Genoa, in full the Most Serene Republic of Genoa (known as the Ligurian Republic from 1798 to 1805) was an independent state in Liguria on the northwestern Italian coast from ca.
Genoa went into a decline after the Chioggia defeat (1380) against the Republic of Venice in the economic retrenchment Europe experienced in the late 14th and 15th centuries.
Genoa continued its slow decline in the 18th century, and in 1768 was forced by endemic rebellion to sell Corsica to the French; however Genoa was considerably more prosperous than contemporary Venice, and remained a major trade center.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Republic_of_Genoa   (792 words)

  
 SUTRA, a City of Tomorrow project: City Profil: Genoa
Genoa was built, as the poet Paul Valery observed, "in a continual struggle with the mountain".
Genoa's modern commercial nucleus, with big departments stores and pavement cafés in the arcade extends mainly along Via XX Settembre, with natural extensions to the east (Corso Buenos Aires), uphill (the elegant Via Roma e Galleria mazzini) and two pedestrian areas, Quadrilatero and San Vincenzo.
Genoa's Old Port was first refurbished in 1992 to mark the Columbus anniversary celebration: the idea was to create a seamless, open-ended link between the city and the sea.
www.ess.co.at /SUTRA/CITIES/genoa.html   (1417 words)

  
 Genoa, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genoa is governed by a mayor and eight-member City Council.
Genoa is part of the Genoa-Kingston (GK) School District with nearby Kingston.
The GK School District's team name is the Cogs, an acronym created from the phrase "Community of Genoa Schools" that also evokes a feeling of teamwork not unlike the cogs in a machine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Genoa,_Illinois   (518 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Genoa
The threatening attitude of Genoa forced Frederick Barbarossa to recognize all its liberties and possessions; hence, until the reign of Frederick II, it remained friendly to the imperial cause, and even assisted in the attack on Sicily.
Genoa was involved in the conflict between Francis I and Charles V, and in 1522 was sacked by the Spaniards.
Noteworthy events in the subsequent history of Genoa are the attempts of Corsica to shake off Genoese authority (1553; 1737, King Theodore), its annexation by France in 1768, and the two conspiracies for the annexation of Genoa by Savoy (Vachero, 1628; Della Torre, 1672).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06419a.htm   (2156 words)

  
 Genoa, Nevada: desription and history
Genoa's utility as a center of government had been reduced with the discovery of the Comstock mines two years earlier.
Thus Genoa's importance was largely local by the time statehood was granted in 1864, and even that importance was largely superseded by Minden and Gardnerville after 1910 when a resident of the county poor farm, tormented by bedbugs, tried to fumigate his mattress by lighting a pan full of sulfur beneath it.
In 1916 Genoa lost the county seat to Minden and the town dwindled further in size and importance.
www.nevadaweb.com /cnt/r-t/genoa.html   (562 words)

  
 IAO Remix :: Logic Augmentation
Genoa II will apply automation to team processes so that more information will be exploited, more hypotheses created and examined, more models built and populated with evidence, and in the larger sense, more crises dealt with simultaneously.
There is no reason to doubt that "splinters" of Genoa working in highly localized law enforcement situations would not only help Forces of Order plan their defenses, but, used in conjunction with face and gait recognition systems (see EELD) also facilitate archiving and prosecution of offenders.
Genoa II extends the visual language of Genoa I by adding a third dimension and being more explicit concerning the heirarchical reduction from mass data to singular decision.
www.21cmagazine.com /issue2/iao_remix/genoa.html   (817 words)

  
 Genoa, Italy
Genoa, as well as being full of mythical origins, has always been a crossroads of traffic and culture, between continental Europe and the Mediterranean, thanks to it natural position and the initiative of its inhabitants.
Genoa increased its business in the east, and in 1284, in the naval battle of Meloria, it defeated Pisa, which was also an important port, and so gained control of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Besieged by the Austrians again and defended by the French General Massena, in 1805 Genoa became part of the French Empire, and in 1815, the new Duchy of Genoa was united with the Kingdom of Sardinia.
worldfacts.us /Italy-Genoa.htm   (1825 words)

  
 Genoa, Italy
Genoa (in Italian Genóva), capital of the region of Liguria, lies in the Gulf of Genoa (Golfo di Genova), the northern bay of the Ligurian Sea.
Genoa is a conurbation (Greater Genoa) extending from Nervi to Voltri for a distance of 35km/22mi along the coast.
Genoa's economy revolves mainly around the port, which was extended in the mid-1950s to supply the industrial regions of Milan and Turin.
www.planetware.com /italy/genoa-i-li-g.htm   (672 words)

  
 Genoa Sail Trimming
The genoa is an important sail because it provides a large portion of the driving force of a yacht.
Genoa sheet tension must be adjusted to preserve the same basic trim.
The fore-and-aft position of the genoa has a significant effect on twist and depth in the foot of the genoa.
www.arklowsc.ie /Sailing_Tips/genoa_sail_trimming.htm   (1181 words)

  
 Genoa travel guide - Wikitravel
Genoa (Italian, Genova) is an historical port city in northern Italy.
Genoa is the European Capital of Culture for 2004.
In the heart of Genoa, which, with its splendid Pallazzi dei Rolli was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July of 2006, the Hotel Cairoli is located on Via Cairoli, just a short walk from the Museum of the Risorgimento, the Aquarium, the Bigo and the Porto Antico.
wikitravel.org /en/Genoa   (508 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Catherine of Genoa
Born at Genoa in 1447, died at the same place 15 September, 1510.
The life of St. Catherine of Genoa may be more properly described as a state than as a life in the ordinary sense.
When about twenty-six years old she became the subject of one of the most extraordinary operations of God in the human soul of which we have record, the result being a marvellous inward condition that lasted till her death.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03446b.htm   (812 words)

  
 CASDE | Genoa -- Nance County
In 1857, coexisting with the Pawnees, Mormon pioneers established Genoa as one of the settlements along the 1,000-mile trail between Florence and Salt Lake City.
Genoa has become a center for retirees with a senior center, senior bowling day, the Golden Age Band, meals-on-wheels, two nursing homes, a retirement housing unit, plus a 60-bed facility added to the hospital.
Genoa is known for its rodeo, fireworks display, and good hunting with two state wildlife areas nearby.
www.casde.unl.edu /history/counties/nance/genoa   (774 words)

  
 Genoa
Genoa, Wisconsin is a small village located on the east bank of the Mississippi River about 18 miles south of La Crosse.
He died in Genoa on January 8, 1898 and he too is buried on the cemetery on the hill.
The original plat of Genoa, the plat of 1896 and 1930 to demonstrate that the Italians were the real owners of Genoa at least north of James Morris Island.
www.ecoistitutoticino.org /emigrazione/genoa.htm   (5192 words)

  
 G-8 in Genoa - Blackout in USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Two people were killed by the police on the 20th, one in Genoa and one at the border, and someone else might have been killed in the most outrageous display of fascist state brutality that all of us have seen in our lives, just a few hours ago in front of this building.
UPDATE ON GENOA (English) by Eddie Fri Jul 27 '01 http://www.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=55889 "Due in large part to the withholding of basic information by the gov., there are many contradictory reports and rumors which have yet to be corroborated.
GENOA, COP CONFESSION: "IT'S ALL TRUE" (English) by max Thu Jul 26 '01 http://www.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=55472 translated from: http://www.repubblica.it/online/politica/gottododici/pestaggi/pestaggi.html (Italian) An account of one of police involved in the brutal raid on GSF and IMC offices, translated from repubblica.it.
www.whoseflorida.com /g-8_genoa.htm   (4249 words)

  
 General Information: Genoa, Nebraska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Genoa is a small community 20 miles west of Columbus located in the Loup Valley in eastern Nance County.
Genoa is a second class city governed by a Mayor and City Council.
Genoa's major highway, State Highway 22, is the city's main thoroughfare.
www.ci.genoa.ne.us /gen.htm   (862 words)

  
 V&T Locomotive #12 "Genoa"
Virginia and Truckee Railroad No. 12 Genoa is a classic example of the conventional 4-4-0 American-type steam locomotive, the standard engine of most railroads in the United States for nearly three decades.
By 1873, the year the Genoa was completed, the 4-4-0 had reached a mature design with calculated proportions, improved details, a graceful appearance, and an elegance and effectiveness which remained unchanged for nearly a quarter of a century.
Early Virginia and Truckee engineers liked to operate the Genoa, believing her to be one of the fastest of the railroad's original twenty-four steam locomotives.
www.nsrm-friends.org /nsrm100.html   (621 words)

  
 Genoa
West of the Genoa River's headwaters is the granite country of Mount Coopracambra (900m) and Mount Kaye.
South of the Genoa River are the headwaters of the Thurra River which form the southern portion of the wilderness.
White settlers were discouraged by the poor sandstone terrain of the Genoa Valley and took up land on the granite country further upstream and down stream, and also along the Nungatta Creek to the north.
www.colongwilderness.org.au /RedIndex/NSW/genoa99.htm   (2170 words)

  
 Genoa, Italy Hotels
As one of the major ports of Italy, Genoa is intrinsically linked to the sea: Christopher Columbus was born here (and you can still see his house) and it is also home to Europe’s largest aquarium.
Genoa is also well served by interesting museums dedicated to themes such as Italian art, Archaeology and Oriental Art.
Genoa hotels will also allow you to visit the important Trade Fair, a fabulous Cathedral and the Palazzo Ducale, which housed the G8 conference in 2001.
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/italy/liguria/genova/genoa   (608 words)

  
 Genoa - Nevada Ghost Town
An Italian settler called it Genoa and the name became permanent.
A man who carried mail between Genoa and Sacramento, California on skis, for 12 years.
Now known as the "Old Genoa Bar" it is the oldest continually operating thirst parlor in the State of Nevada.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/nv/genoa.html   (287 words)

  
 Genoa Museums
Genoa, named by the Mormon Pioneers, was among several temporary settlements established by the Church of the Latter Day Saints in 1857, along the 1,000-mile trail from Florence, Nebraska to Salt Lake City.
Genoa served as the Pawnee Indian Agency until 1876, when the Pawnee were removed to the Indian Territory and the Reservation lands offered for sale.
The Genoa Historical Museum was established in the 1970's when the old Genoa Bank was donated to the City of Genoa as a museum.
www.megavision.net /genoamuseum   (867 words)

  
 Walkabout - Genoa
Situated on the Genoa River just before the turn off to Gipsy Point and Mallacoota, it is 62 km south from Eden, 121 km northeast from Orbost and 23 km from Mallacoota.
For most visitors Genoa is strategically situated on the wild and beautiful East Gippsland coast.
From Genoa there is a track leading out to the Croajingolong National Park where the Wingan Nature Walk (which lasts about one and a half hours) moves from the camping site through stands of bloodwoods, melaleucas, swamp paper-barks and wild cherry trees.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/VICGenoa.shtml   (307 words)

  
 BuzzFlash Reader Commentary - What Bush Knew In July, 2001
Unidentified planes, helicopters and balloons risk being shot down should they drift too close to the heads of state...Colonel Alberto Battaglini, of the ministry of defence, said the precaution was not excessive.
Surface-to-air missiles, fighter jets and naval ships form part of the security operation, which is also responsible for defending the summit from attacks by terrorists.
I remember seeing TV programs at the time that specifically talked about the fear of a plane crashing into the G8, and I believe it was an Egyptian tip that such a thing was planned, but I can't find it right now.
www.buzzflash.com /contributors/2002/05/16_Bush_Knew.html   (537 words)

  
 Genoa Township Home Page
"It is the mission of Genoa Township to guide and manage the development of the township in a manner that retains or enhances the quality of life of its residents.
It is available to Genoa Township residents on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Genoa Township is pleased to announce the formation of citizen-run working groups to begin future community planning.
www.genoatwp.com   (303 words)

  
 Genoa
On September 17-20 the Metastasis Research Society was having a meeting in Genoa and Hynda, who is on the Board of Directors, was going to attend and chair a session.
From the mid-1500s to the mid-1600s Genoa was one of the richest cities in the world.
In November, 1943 Rabbi Ricardo Pacifici of Genoa, 200 members of his congregation, and 100 Jewish refugees from northern Europe who found shelter in Genoa, were deported and gassed at Auschwitz.
www.kleinchik.com /id92.htm   (872 words)

  
 Genoa National Fish Hatchery: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Genoa first began its mission raising bass and panfish for the Bureau of Sport Fisheries farm pond program.
Due to changes in national fisheries program priorities, the station now concentrates on the recovery of Threatened and Endangered Aquatic species, such as Higgins Eye pearly mussel, and restoration of threatened fish populations such as sturgeon and coaster brook trout.
Genoa is a very diverse station, called a combination station, because it is able to raise cold, cool, and warm water species of fish and aquatic animals.
www.fws.gov /midwest/genoa   (382 words)

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