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  Mainz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mainz is a city in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Mainz is located on the left bank of the river Rhine, opposite the confluence of the Main river with the Rhine.
For centuries the inhabitants of the fortress of Mainz had suffered from a severe shortage of space which led to disease and other inconveniences; in 1872, Mayor Carl Wallau and the council of Mainz persuaded the military government to sign a contract for the expansion of the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mainz   (1991 words)

 1. FSV Mainz 05 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, under unorthodox trainer Wolfgang Frank, Mainz became one of the first clubs in German soccer to adopt a flat four zone defense, as opposed to the then-popular play with man-to-man defense and a libero.
Mainz also earned a spot in the UEFA Cup in their debut Bundesliga season as Germany's nominee in the "Fair Play" draw which acknowledges positive play, respect for one's opponent, respect for the referee, the behaviour of the crowd and of team officials, as well as cautions and dismissals.
Mainz is known for being one of the three foremost carnival cities in Germany, the others being Düsseldorf and Cologne.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1._FSV_Mainz_05   (643 words)

 Archbishopric of Mainz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Between 780–82 and 1802 the Archbishop of Mainz was an influential ecclesiastic and secular prince in the Holy Roman Empire.
His see was established in ancient Roman times, in the city of Mainz, which had been a Roman provincial capital called Moguntiacum, but the office really came to prominence upon its elevation to an archdiocese in 780/82.
The modern Diocese of Mainz was founded in 1802, within the territory of France and in 1814 its jurisdiction was extended over the territory of Hesse-Darmstadt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archbishopric_of_Mainz   (515 words)

 AllRefer.com - Mainz, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Mainz is one of the great historical cities of Germany.
The Congress of Vienna made (1815) Mainz a federal fortress of the German Confederation and awarded it, with Rhenish Hesse, to the grand duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt.
The Univ. of Mainz was founded in 1477, was discontinued in 1816, and was reestablished in 1946 as the Johannes Gutenberg Univ. In 1945 the city's suburbs on the right bank of the Rhine were transferred to the state of Hesse.
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In 451 Mainz was pillaged by the Huns.
The ecclesiastical and secular importance of Mainz may fitly be dated from the accession of St.
Electors Sebastian von Hausenstamm (1545-55) and Daniel Brendel of Homburg (1555-82), strove indefatigably to heal the scars of the Reformation; the latter summoned the Jesuits to Mainz.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09550a.htm   (3224 words)

 ICA - City of Mainz
Mainz is situated on the river Rhine in the southwestern part of Germany; just a few kilometres from the city you'll find the beautiful mid-Rhine valley with its many castle ruins and the Loreley.
With its approximately 200,000 inhabitants, Mainz is the capital of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Over the last decades, Mainz has emerged as an important media city; it is home to Europe's largest public broadcasting station ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen) as well as to other public and commercial TV and radio stations, such as SWR (Südwestrundfunk) and RPR (Rheinland-Pfalz Radio).
www.interculturalamerica.amerikanistik.uni-mainz.de /mainz.htm   (399 words)

 ipedia.com: Mainz Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Roman stronghold of the castrum, the precursor to Mainz, was founded by the Roman general Drusus in 13 BC.
Mainz, in its strategic position, became one of the bases of the Frankish kingdom, and since King Clovis I had converted to the Roman Catholic Church, his subjects were expected to do the same.
For centuries the inhabitants of the fortress of Mainz had suffered from a severe shortage of space which led to disease and other inconveniences; in 1872 the council of Mainz persuaded the military government to sign a contract for the expansion of the city.
www.ipedia.com /mainz.html   (1689 words)

 Mainz at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During the Holy Roman Empire, Mainz was ruled by the archbishop, who also served as the secular prince for the discontiguous area ranging from the immediate vicinity to places as far away as Erfurt.
Johannes Gutenberg was born and died in Mainz.
Mainz was also a center for the Christianisation of the German and Slavic people.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Mainz.html   (600 words)

 Mainz - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Mainz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mainz was originally a Celtic settlement, on the site of which Drusus established a Roman camp (Moguntiacum) in 13
Conrad II was crowned king in the cathedral in 1021, and subsequent emperors held diets in the city.
Printing may have been invented here; the small size of the type of the Mainz Indulgence is the first evidence of the use of metal matrices and hand moulds for casting type.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Mainz   (277 words)

The city of Mainz is a big city in a very important region in Germany.
But, for all its importance, Mainz is mostly a modernized city, having been heavily rebuilt after World War II, and certainly seeing its fair share of damage during the many wars of previous centuries.
Mainz is indeed a big city, the evidence of which you see more as you venture outside the old city.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/de/rheinland_pfalz/mainz.htm   (880 words)

 Mainz, Germany  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Also in Mainz is the Gutenberg Museum (1900), commemorating the life and work of Johannes Gutenberg, who in the 1400s was the first European to print with hand-set type cast in molds.
A university is in Mainz, and several festivals are held in the city throughout the year.
The city was damaged by the severe floods that occurred throughout northwestern Europe in early 1995.
www.galenfrysinger.com /mainz.htm   (289 words)

 The Mainz Neutrino Mass Experiment
At Mainz a new type of spectrometer was developed especially for this purpose.
This is not enough to clarify the urgent open questions for particle physics (determing the neutrino mass scale and making a distinction between different neutrino mass scenarios) and for cosmologically (clarification the significance of neutrinos for dark matter and their role in structure formation) mentioned in the introduction.
The prospects and the scientific case of this future experiment is going to be discussed at an international workshop at Bad Liebenzell/Germany in January 2001.
www.physik.uni-mainz.de /exakt/neutrino/en_experiment.html   (1442 words)

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Mainz, formerly the episcopal seat of the influential prince electors, was promoted capital of Rheinland Pfalz in 1949.
Mainz is also the seat of the Johannes Gutenberg University founded in 1477.
Built on the confluence of the Rhein and Main rivers it is the largest wine market in Germany and the setting for one of many carnival celebrations during Fasching.
www.centralia.ctc.edu /~vfreund/GermanResources/Germanslides/Germany/RheinlandPfalz/Mainz/Mainz.html   (147 words)

 Mainz, Germany
Mainz, the center of the Rhine wine trades, is the home city of Johann Gutenberg and its 12th century cathedral ranks one of the finest Romanesque architectural achievements.
The City of Mainz formed a "Friendship Circle," which is the equivalent of the Louisville Mainz Committee.
Currently, the Mainz Committee is very active in the areas of sports, educational, artistic and cultural exchanges.
www.sclou.org /index.php?id=44   (462 words)

 Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen Kreiswappen) - MAINZ
Mainz became a bishopric in 550 and an archbishopric around 800.
The origin of the wheels is not known, they are probably derived from the arms of the State of Mainz, but it may just as well the other way round.
The arms of Mainz in 1440, the Napoleonic arms and the arms from 1811.
www.ngw.nl /int/dld/m/mainz.htm   (412 words)

 Archbishopric of Mainz: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mainz (french mayence) is a city in germany, which is the capital of the german states of germanyfederal state of rhineland-palatinate....
Saint willigis (died february 23, 1011), archbishop of mainz, was a model bishop of the 10th century, a statesman as well as a churchman....
Adalbert i von saarbrücken (died 1137), archbishop of mainz (1111-1137), played a key role in opposing henry v, holy roman emperor and in securing...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ar/archbishopric_of_mainz.htm   (1665 words)

 Mainz IYHF
The hostel in Mainz is HI-affiliated and is located on the outskirts of the city, in an area named Weisenau, in the Volkspark.
The center of Mainz and the port are within half-an-hour walk from the hostel.
The hostel is about 20 minutes on foot from the Mainz Sud (not Mainz Hbf) train station and sits at the confluence of the Main and Rhine rivers, a very pleasant setting.
www.eurotrip.com /hostels/germany/frankfurtmainz_iyhf.html   (790 words)

 IBM Executive Briefing Centers - Mainz, Germany location
Mainz possesses a precious Medieval heritage of ancient buildings, fine churches, splendid palaces, rich patrician homes and a one-thousand-year-old Cathedral (Dom) which continually commands a famous view over this regional capital.
Indeed, Mainz is all of this and even more, for it is home to numerous IT-businesses, including IBM and all the creativity inherent in that constantly-evolving field.
Leave Highway A60 south of Mainz at exit 23 "Großberg".
www-03.ibm.com /servers/eserver/briefingcenter/mgbc/location.html   (274 words)

 The Mainz Neutrino Mass Experiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The neutrinos are 3 of the 12 fundamental particles out of which the matter is made of.
Up to recently neutrinos were assumed to be massless, but the actual measurements of neutrinos from the sun and of neutrinos created in the atmosphere by cosmic rays indicate that they have some probably very small mass.
The Mainz Neutrino Mass Experiment measures the shape of the beta decay spectrum of tritium very precisely.
www.physik.uni-mainz.de /exakt/neutrino/en_index.html   (108 words)

Trains to Mainz Hbf leave, either at the old regional (local) station in the basement ("level -1") of Terminal 1 (area "S"), or at the new long-distance station, AirRail Terminal or area "T" (map).
However, most of the time there is only one train per hour heading for Mainz Hbf (usually leaving 58 or 59 minutes past the hour).
The fare from Mainz Hauptbahnhof is approximately € 8 - 10.
www.mpip-mainz.mpg.de /~pleiner   (1080 words)

 Davids Medienkritik: Welcome to Mainz Mr. President!
The city of Mainz is currently celebrating carnival and has taken the opportunity to make its feelings about the President known with a special carnival float.
Mainz Mayor Jens Beutel of Schroeder's SPD: I approve of this float.
Perhaps Mainz, Germany wouldn't be the best place for the President's visit after all...
www.medienkritik.typepad.com /blog/2005/02/welcome_to_main_1.html   (6351 words)

 Mainz (Snowflake)
While there, I stopped in Mainz, Germany -- the birthplace of Johannes Gutenberg and the original movable type.
Here are a few pictures from the day spent in Mainz.
Along the front were various date markings commemorating various anniversaries of the structure.
mena.typepad.com /photos/mainz_snowflake   (367 words)

 Hotels in Mainz, Germany
The capital of the Rhineland-Palatinate reveals that tradition must not necessarily be in sharp conflict with progress.
Welcome to Mainz, the capital on the Rhine, located near the international fair ground and the Frankfurt/Main financial centre.
Located in the heart of Mainz, capital of Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate state, our attractive mid-range hotel offers direct access to the adjoining pedestrian areas.
www.bookings.net /city/de/mainz.en.html?aid=303365   (280 words)

 INFORMATION ABOUT PSYCHOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The University at Mainz welcomes the opportunity to train students from all parts of the world.
For some fields of applied psychology, there may be a chance to combine data collection for a dissertation with a post-graduate internship.
General information for foreign students at the University of Mainz, including a description of application prerequisites and procedure, can be found on Studies and Admissions (eng.), Ausländische Studierende (ger.) or obtained by email: fsa@verwaltung.uni-mainz.de For further information about the Department of Psychology, please go to http://www.psych.uni-mainz.de or contact Mrs.
www.psych.uni-mainz.de /indexeng.html   (1459 words)

 ChessBase.com - Chess News - Anand wins Mainz rapid over Shirov
This is Anand's fourth consecutive Mainz rapid win, the first two coming against Vladimir Kramnik (won in blitz tiebreaks) in 2001 and Ruslan Ponomariov in 2002.
Chess960 is the name the Mainz organizers have selected for shuffle chess, aka "Fischerandom Chess," in which the pieces are placed randomly on the back rank before each game.
From August 4th to 8th, three days after the Chess Meeting in Dortmund, the city of Mainz in Germany will host a new edition of their Chess Classic.
www.chessbase.com /newsdetail.asp?newsid=1844   (952 words)

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