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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Grenoble
Abbey of Remiremont, and St. Peter, Archbishop of Tarantaise (1102-1174), a Cistercian, born in the Ancient Archdiocese of Vienne.
Grenoble that J.-B. Vianney, the future Curé of Ars, was ordained a priest, 13 August, 1815.
Grenoble is in possession of an almost complete account of the pastoral visits made between 1339 and 1970, a palæographical record perhaps unique of its kind in France.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07026b.htm   (1861 words)

  
  Grenoble - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Population of the city (commune) of Grenoble at the 1999 census was 153,317 inhabitants (157,900 inhabitants as of February 2004 estimates).
Grenoble was the capital of the Dauphiné, a province of France since 1349, when the last Dauphin of Vienne sold the region to France, on condition that the heir to the French crown use the title of Dauphin.
Grenoble is surrounded by mountains: to the north the Chartreuse, to the west the Vercors, and to the east the Belledonne range.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grenoble   (986 words)

  
 GRENOBLE - LoveToKnow Article on GRENOBLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Grenoble is the seat of a bishopric which was founded in the 4th century, and now comprises the department of the Isre formerly a suifragan of Vienne it now forms part of the ecclesiastical province of Lyons.
In 1349 Grenoble was ceded with the rest of the Dauphin to France, but retained various municipal privileges which had been granted by the dauphins to the town, originally by a charter of 1242.
Grenoble was th~ first important town to open its gates to Napoleon on his return from Elba (7th of March 1815), but a few months later (July) it was obliged to surrender to the Austrian army.
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 Grenoble - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Grenoble (Occitan: Grasanòbol) is a city and commune in south-east France, situated at the foot of the Alps, at the confluence of the into the Isère River.
Grenoble was the capital of the Dauphiné, a province of France since 1349.
Grenoble is surrounded by mountains: to the north the Chartreuse, to the west the Vercors, and to the east the.
www.plano.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Grenoble   (686 words)

  
 Railway Technology - Grenoble Light Rail Tramway System Operated by TAG
Grenoble is an example of an early second generation tramway in France.
Grenoble's tramway is at the centre of development work with a fourth line under construction to complement the existing three lines.
Grenoble's latest order is for video surveillance to increase safety and security for both passengers and operational staff.
www.railway-technology.com /projects/grenoble/index.html   (1161 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Grenoble, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
When that kingdom broke up, Grenoble became a possession of the dauphins of Viennois; DauphinE along with its capital, Grenoble, passed to the French crown in 1349.
The parlement of Grenoble was strongly anti-Royalist during the French Revolution.
In Grenoble are a famous university (founded 1339); the Cathedral of Notre Dame (12–13th cent.); the Church of St. AndrE (13th–14th cent.), which contains the tomb of the military hero Pierre Bayard; the Renaissance palace of the dauphins (now the courthouse); and an art museum.
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 The City of Grenoble - Study Abroad in Grenoble at the University of Grenoble, France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In addition to its rich history, Grenoble is a highly advanced city steeped in technology and is often referred to as the "Silicon Valley" of France.
Because of its proximity to one of the largest universities in France, Grenoble is also a mecca for research laboratories, the Synchrotron lab being one of the main ones found in the area.
Grenoble remains at its core, however, a "university town" with over 56,000 students representing one tenth of the greater Grenoble population.
www.eustudyabroad.com /GrenobleStory.htm   (338 words)

  
 Grenoble: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Grenoble is surrounded by mountains: to the north the Chartreuse[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject], EHandler: no quick summary.
The institut national polytechnique de grenoble (grenoble national polytechnical institute) is a french technological university consisting of...
Lionel terray (born july 25, 1921 in grenoble) is a french climber who did many first ascents, including the first ascent of the makalu with jean...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gr/grenoble.htm   (3329 words)

  
 Grenoble Hotel - Guide of Hotels in Grenoble, France.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The city of Grenoble is located in eastern France, in a mountain rift valley of the Rhône-Alpes region, and is encased by three mountain ranges.
The reputation enjoyed by Grenoble for its quality of life is explained by the exceptional natural environment: its population may easily go skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, and so on.
Grenoble is also a major site for Information and Communications technologies, with an industrial fabric of multinationals and innovating SMEs, and a scientific and technological environment of international standing.
www.hotels-france-travel.com /ville/grenoble/grenoble-hotel.htm   (330 words)

  
 Grenoble - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
An ancient city of the Allobroges and a Roman city, Grenoble came under the Burgundians (5th cent.), the Franks (6th cent.), and the kingdom of Provence (9th-11th cent.).
When that kingdom broke up, Grenoble became a possession of the dauphins of Viennois; Dauphiné; along with its capital, Grenoble, passed to the French crown in 1349.
In Grenoble are a famous university (founded 1339); the Cathedral of Notre Dame (12-13th cent.); the Church of St. André (13th-14th cent.), which contains the tomb of the military hero Pierre Bayard; the Renaissance palace of the dauphins (now the courthouse); and an art museum.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:Grenoble/Grenoble.html?refid=ip_hf   (218 words)

  
 Visiting Grenoble France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In the Middle Ages, the Princes of Dauphiné; held court here, until the province was annexed by France in the fourteenth century, and the city is also famous for the Journée des Tuiles, a local uprising in 1788 which is held to be the first act of the French Revolution.
Grenoble's prosperity was originally founded on glove-making, but in the nineteenth century its economy diversified to include mining, cement, paper mills, hydroelectric power and metallurgy.
Its international profile was boosted in 1968, when it hosted the Winter Olympics, and today, it's a centre of chemical and electronics industries and nuclear research, with the big, new laboratories of the Atomic Energy Commission on the banks of the Drac.
france-for-visitors.com /alps/grenoble   (166 words)

  
 Grenoble travel guide - Wikitravel
Grenoble is crossed by two rivers, the Drac and the Isère, and is surrounded by three mountain chains, Vercors, Chartreuse and Belledonne.
For example, Grenoble to Chamrousse (bus 6010) ski station is 2.7 Eur.
Grenoble is the walnut capital of Rhone-Alpes regions so look for small cakes (gateaux) with walnut cream or cakes with Chartreuse (a liquor made in a neighbouring city).
wikitravel.org /en/Grenoble   (2342 words)

  
 Ville de Grenoble   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Grenoble, City Olympic, capital of the Alps, based its development and its radiation on its capacity to be innovated, its entrepreneurship, its richness and the reputation of its university pole and research, of its industry.
Grenoble also made the choice of the inhabitants and the opening to the others.
Revolutionist since 1788 with the day of the Tiles, cradle of the Hydro-electric power, City Companion of the Release, second university town of France, Grenoble (city with the mountain) always has a length in advance.
www.grenoble-isere.com /grenoble/grenoble_a   (154 words)

  
 Swarthmore College Program, Grenoble (France)
The Université de Grenoble was founded in 1339 and has grown to include three separate universities and numerous institutes, serving 48 000 fulltime students.
Located three kilometers from the center of Grenoble (where the original university buildings are located), the recently constructed campus has many modern facilities including a gymnasium and two student restaurants.
Grenoble, a progressive metropolis at the foot of the Alps, provides an excellent opportunity to experience the old and the new of France.
clicnet.swarthmore.edu /grenoble.program.html   (1060 words)

  
 GRENOBLE - Online Information article about GRENOBLE
Grenoble is the seat of a bishopric which was founded in the 4th See also:
industry of Grenoble is the manufacture of kid gloves, most of the so-called gants Jouvin being made here—they are named after the reviver of the See also:
In 1790, on the formation of the department of the Isere, Grenoble became its capital.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GRA_GUI/GRENOBLE.html   (1461 words)

  
 Study Abroad France: Grenoble and the University of Grenoble
Although located in the heart of the French Alps, Grenoble is the flattest city in Europe.
Grenoble is close to the Alps for skiing and hiking.
Founded in 1339, the University of Grenoble is one of the leading universities in France with an international reputation and student body of 50,000, including 6,000 international students.
www.aifsabroad.com /ays/grenoble/location.htm   (504 words)

  
 Flights to Grenoble: UK flight information for Grenoble,France
Charter flights to Grenoble, Grenoble, France from the UK Charter flights to Grenoble from the UK run mainly to provide transport for package holidays, excess seats are sold off on a flight only basis.
Grenoble has quickly become an industrial centre and is situated on the Isere River, surrounded by three ranges of the Alps.
Sorry no charter flights to Grenoble have been found for this season please use our scheduled flight search facility or call our staff on 0845 045 0153 for assistance.
www.charterflights.co.uk /flights/france/grenoble   (410 words)

  
 21 Grenoble hotels. Grenoble accommodation deals. Hotels in Grenoble.
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Grenoble, the capital city of the France's Dauphine region is a town of 153,000 people (its urban area reaches half a million, in the top five French urban areas) lying at the foot of the Dauphine Alps.
Grenoble's mountainous location often grants the town a visit from the world's most challenging cycling event, Tour de France.
france.europe-cities.com /grenoble/hotels-grenoble.aspx   (238 words)

  
 EMBL - Travel and Contact - EMBL Grenoble   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In Grenoble, the Satobus leaves for the airport from the central bus station 'Gare Routière', which is next to Grenoble train station.
Grenoble is accessible in 3 hours 20 minutes from Paris with the train TGV, which usually travels non-stop between two cities.
A taxi from Grenoble train station to the EMBL is about 7,00 Euro during the day and 8,00 Euro after 20:00.
www.embl.org /travel_contact/grenoble.html   (604 words)

  
 Newsletter, minatec Numero 6 - Minatec grenoble
In partnership with UJF and CEA Grenoble we are also involved in a European school of nanoscience and nanotechnology sched-uled to run its first course in summer 2004.We are also preparing a new nanoscience MSc.
Today the Grenoble area is driving innovation and industrial utilization of research, at the heart of the growth dynamic generated by micro and nanotechnology and the development of Minatec, new energy technology (NET), and biotechnology in the shape of the future Nanobio cluster.
CEA in Grenoble and other partners in university are all in favour of this change.
www.minatec.com /minatec_uk/lettre/numero6.htm   (3038 words)

  
 Ninth European Workshop on   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Workshop will be held at the "Universite Joseph-Fourier" conference center of "Les Houches", which lies near the famous winter resort of Chamonix, beside the "Mer de Glace" (ice sea) at the foot of the Mont Blanc, the tallest mountain in Europe.
Grenoble is one of the main scientific and high-technology industrial centers in France and in Europe.
There is a Nuclear Research Center, the Laue-Langevin Institute (one of the few high-flux neutron reactors in the world), the synchrotron of ESRF, the Institut National Polytechnique, the Universite Joseph-Fourier, and numerous academic and industrial laboratories, institutes, and schools.
lepes.grenoble.cnrs.fr /QSCP9   (1299 words)

  
 Grenoble Cycling Pages - Home Page
Surrounded by three mountain ranges, Grenoble is in a unique position and offers a cyclist a huge variety of rides.
Grenoble's third mountain range and you will find quiet roads that run though a pretty rolling range.
The Grenoble Cycling Pages also include information on cycling around other towns in the French Alps that are certainly worth a visit: Barcelonnette, Bourg St Maurice, Briancon and La Clusaz.
www.grenoblecycling.com   (2111 words)

  
 Grenoble Town: Spring 2005 Conference on EPSRC-ILL Millennium Projects
The Musee Daphinois, which was founded at the beginning of the twentieth century by the scholar Hippolyte Müller, is perhaps the most interesting in Grenoble, with realistic exhibitions of the history of farming life in the mountains, and the developement of skiing.
The old town is dominated by the Bastille Fortress, re-inforced after Grenoble, one of the seats of the French revolution, welcomed Napoleon back from Elba.
The Musee de Grenoble is one of the most important in France for its collection of paintings and scupture (Picasso, Matisse, Léger...).
www.ill.fr /dif/epsrc/grenoble.html   (521 words)

  
 ASCOPARG GRENOPHOT - LPAS/EPFL
During summer, the city of Grenoble, which is located in a mountainous region, and its surroundings are subjected to periods of summer smog.
Furthermore, Grenoble is located in a Y-shaped convergence of three deep valleys with surrounding mountains as high as 3000 m above sea level (asl), which leads to a very complex wind pattern.
To forecast smog episod over the the Grenoble region, the LEGI at the University of Grenoble in France and the the LPAS at the EPFL in Switzerland have collaborated to build a mesoscale model chain using MM5 (Gregg and all.,1 1994), CHIMERE (Vautard and all., 2001)and METPHOMOD (Perego, 1999).
lpas.epfl.ch /MOD/study/asco   (1920 words)

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