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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Renaissance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Renaissance is usually considered to have begun in the 14th century in Italy and the 16th century in northern Europe.
The predominant view is that the Renaissance of the 15th century in Italy, spreading through the rest of Europe, represented a reconnection of the west with classical antiquity, the absorption of knowledge—particularly mathematics—from Arabic, the return of experimentalism, the focus on the importance of living well in the present (e.g.
The Italian Renaissance was intertwined with the intellectual movement known as Renaissance humanism and with the fiercely independent and combative urban societies of the city-states of central and northern Italy in the 13th to 16th centuries.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Renaissance   (2428 words)

  
 Renaissance Center - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Renaissance Center (100-400 Renaissance Center, East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48243), nicknamed the Ren-Cen, is a group of seven interconnected skyscrapers in downtown Detroit, Michigan.
In 1996, General Motors purchased the complex and moved its world headquarters to the Renaissance Center from their famous New Center base that was located northwest of the downtown, agreeing to pay $73 million to owner Highgate Hotels in Texas to buy the complex that had cost over $600 million to build.
The Renaissance Center, located several blocks east of Woodward Avenue and the city's central financial district, is set apart from the rest of Detroit's skyscrapers and has gained a reputation for being a "city within a city" due to the tight cluster of buildings and vast amount of office space within them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Renaissance_Center   (1643 words)

  
 Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies is an internationally leading center for the interdisciplinary study of the culture and achievements of the Renaissance period (1400-1700).
The Center contributes to the field of Renaissance studies through research, teaching, and outreach to the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus, the Amherst community, and beyond.
Home to the scholarly journals English Literary Renaissance and The Sidney Journal, as well as the book series Massachusetts Studies in Early Modern Culture, the Center is a lively scholarly community with a rich program of lectures, seminars, and conferences along with graduate and undergraduate classes and programs for the wider Amherst community.
www.umass.edu /renaissance   (267 words)

  
 The Renaissance Center - The New Shape of Learning - A non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of ...
The Renaissance Center - The New Shape of Learning - A non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of education in the Arts and Sciences.
The Renaissance Center is an arts and technology education and performing arts center just 35 miles west of Nashville on Interstate 40 at exit 172.
The Renaissance Center, 855 Highway 46 South, Dickson, TN 37055.
www.rcenter.org   (201 words)

  
 Detroit Renaissance
The result of these efforts was the creation of one of the largest privately financed real estate projects in history, the Renaissance Center, in addition to a variety of construction and renovation projects in the downtown area.
The events were transferred to other organizations, which continue the events to this day, and the primary emphasis of Detroit Renaissance centered on economic and physical development.
The Detroit Renaissance board of directors is composed of chief executive officers of major Southeast Michigan corporations.
www.detroitrenaissance.com   (367 words)

  
 Renaissance Learning(TM), Inc. :: U.S. Government Center Gives Renaissance Learning's Comprehensive School Reform Model ...
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the CSRQ Center was created to provide educators and decision makers with information on the most research- based and effective ways to raise student achievement.
According to Edweek, the evaluation criteria used by the CSRQ Center are as rigorous as the criteria developed by the U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse and reflect the federal government's definition of what constitutes "scientifically based research" in education.
Renaissance Learning, Inc. is a leading provider of computerized assessment and progress monitoring tools for pre-K-12 schools and districts.
sev.prnewswire.com /education/20060207/CGTU00207022006-1.html   (286 words)

  
 Renaissance: The Elizabethan World - Related Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Electrifying the Renaissance: Hypertext, Literature, and the World Wide Web "...proposes a new way of envisioning the Renaissance canon, as well as a new way of guiding students through the Early Modern period;" from Robert Hamm and Rebecca Wood.
The Renaissance Tailor, an extensive site with primary source tests and period patterns and methods of construction.
Renaissance Faires from Renaissance Entertainment (incorporating the California Renaissance Pleasure Faire and the Bristol Renaissance Faire).
www.renaissance.dm.net /sites.html   (1869 words)

  
 buildingsrus.co.uk Detroit - Renaissance Center
The most spectacular example of this is the Renaissance Center development that opened in 1977...
The development (which became know as the 'Renaissance Centre' after a public competition to find a name) would be the largest privately financed project in the world ($500 million equates to over $2 billion today).
Finally, in May of 1996, General Motors announced that it was buying the Renaissance Center from then owner Highgate Hotels in Texas for $73 million, and would spend up to $500 million in renovation costs.
www.buildingsrus.co.uk /detroit/renaissance_center/renaissance_center.html   (1188 words)

  
 WCTV | Renaissance Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the late 90's the 400 block of Macomb Street was considered the center point of crime in Frenchtown.
The Frenchtown Renaissance Center is going to be one of the most pivotal locations for an area that many said was slowly being destroyed by violence and crime.
The center is ahead of schedule and should be finished in late February or March of 2005.
www.wctv6.com /home/headlines/940667.html   (195 words)

  
 CRRS | Web Resources
Center for the Study of the Renaissance (University of Warwick)
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Oklahoma
Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland
www.crrs.ca /library/webresources/webresources.htm   (824 words)

  
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The Renaissance Center provides a structured educational environment for students who have not been successful in the traditional school setting due to behavioral/motivational factors.
The Renaissance Center also utilizes a school wide behavioral level system to address problematic patterns and monitor student progress.
We strive to maintain academic programs that will ensure a smooth student transition to their zoned school or continued progress for students who desire to remain at the Renaissance Center.
www.citrus.k12.fl.us /renaissance   (166 words)

  
 Citrus: Renaissance Center: Where to build it?
Board Chairwoman Sandra "Sam" Himmel has maintained from the beginning that she would like to see the Renaissance Center close to the Withlacoochee Technical Institute in Inverness because vocational programs could be exactly what some Renaissance Center students need.
The Renaissance Center is now located on the campus of Citrus High School.
Before the Renaissance Center opened, alternative classrooms were put in place on school campuses, but principals and county school administrators said that didn't work.
www.sptimes.com /2003/10/28/Citrus/Renaissance_Center__W.shtml   (1585 words)

  
 Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
About Us The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) is a research and teaching centre with a library devoted to the study of the period from approximately 1350 to 1700.
The CRRS supervises an undergraduate program in Renaissance Studies, organizes lectures and seminars, and maintains an active series of publications.
Sacrilege and Redemption in Renaissance Florence: The Case of Antonio Rinaldeschi by William J. Connell and Giles Constable
crrs.utoronto.ca   (266 words)

  
 How the Renaissance Center changed the landscape of Detroit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Detroit Renaissance was bom in 1970 out of a gathering of 26 business, industrial, and civic leaders dedicated to stimulating an economic boom in Detroit.
A lawsuit charged a salesman for the Renaissance Center with going door to door in the Buhl building soliciting tenants to lease space in one of the four towers.
General Motors executive Henry L. Duncombe said the Renaissance Center would be a valuable trigger for Detroit.
info.detnews.com /history/story/index.cfm?id=122&category=locations   (1866 words)

  
 Windsor, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Recently, the Windsor Star and a few of the Detroit television stations have reported the City of Detroit wanting to build a bike trail network similar to Windsor's, stretching from [[Hart Plaza, along the Renaissance Center, to Chene Park]], and even considered a ferry across the river for cyclists and pedestrians.
There are two other service centers, situated in front of Casino Windsor and Civic Terrace, and one along the park and trail near the Hiram Walker Distillery.
The Queen Elizabeth rest stop was the focus of a recent controversy on closing the structure, tearing it down, and replacing it with a new service center of the same name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Windsor,_Ontario   (3326 words)

  
 Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center & Detroit Accommodations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center & Detroit Accommodations
Soaring 73 floors above the Detroit River, the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is a premier city center hotel that rises to meet the needs of business, leisure and meeting guests alike.
The hotel's location in the GM Renaissance Center provides guests with easy access to a variety of shops, restaurants and services.
marriott.com /property/propertypage/DTWDT   (319 words)

  
 Renaissance Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He has always had a special interest in teaching and believes that whether one is playing an instrument or learning to appreciate music in its listening form, one begins to realize that music is not only the universal language of humankind, but of the human heart as well.
Dulina is the co-owner of The Renaissance Center – “A Conservatory of Music” in Southbury, CT. The Conservatory was founded to foster the learning of music at all ages and levels.
John continues coaching piano students at the Renaissance Center, serving as Music Director and Conductor of the Heritage Singers and has just released a new holiday compact disc entitled Holiday Silhouette.
www.therencenter.com /pages/biodulina.html   (386 words)

  
 Jewish Renaissance Center
At the Jewish Renaissance Center, women of all ages and backgrounds discover Torah for themselves.
The Jewish Renaissance Center offers an open door for the woman who wishes to define her background on her own terms.
Enter the world of the Jewish Renaissance Center and let the world of Judaism enter you!
www.jewishrenaissance.org   (284 words)

  
 NYU | MARC | Resources | Links
Sources for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: lists library collections online, primary text archives, Medieval Studies projects on the internet, manuscript projects and digital exhibitions.
The Center for Medieval Studies, at the University of of Leeds
The Center for Medieval Studies, at the University of Minnesota
www.nyu.edu /fas/center/marc/resources/links.html   (648 words)

  
 Renaissance Medical Centre
At Renaissance Medical Center we are fortunate to have on staff Thor Mongie, D.C. who is a chiropractor and Las Vegas back doctor.
To complement all the above holistic therapies we also offer Reiki and hypnotherapy Cindy Adelsayed RN who has attained her Master level of Reiki training finds that by often combining hypnotherapy with Reiki she is able to help her patients over come addictions of all types as well as deep seated fears and anxieties.
The physicians at Renaissance Medical Centre bring with them not only a broad range of natural therapeutic skills but also a deep desire to help patients overcome illness and to live a healthier lives.
www.iwholehealth.com   (571 words)

  
 Ovid Illustrated: the Renaissance Reception of Ovid--University of Virginia Electronic Text Center
Allen, D. Mysteriously Meant: The Rediscovery of Allegory and Pagan Symbolism in the Renaissance.
Ovidio Metamorphoseos Vulgare: Formen und Funktionen der sprachlichen Wiedergabe klassischer Dichtung in der italienischen Renaissance.
Several Renaissance Ovidian commentaries and other pertinent texts were reprinted in two Garland Publishing series unfortunately now out of print: "The Renaissance and the Gods" and "The Philosophy of Images."
etext.virginia.edu /latin/ovid/about.html   (1880 words)

  
 Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center: Detroit, MI
Soaring seventy-three floors above the Detroit River, the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is a premier city center hotel that rises to meet the needs of business, leisure and meeting guests.
The hotel's location in the GM Renaissance Center provides guests with easy access to a variety of restaurants, services and shops and its convenient connection to major downtown attractions by the city's "people mover" public transportation system makes the Marriott an ideal location for Detroit-based meetings and events.
Marriott's luxurious new bedding package is available at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
www.byrate.com /property_info/wr568/Detroit/MI/US/Marriott_Detroit_Renaissance_Center   (429 words)

  
 Renaissance Center, Wellness in Denver, Colorado, through massage therapy, counseling, physical and occupational ...
Renaissance Center, Wellness in Denver, Colorado, through massage therapy, counseling, physical and occupational therapy.
The Renaissance Center, Denver, Colorado, is the home of a group of independent professionals who share a common passion for helping people to achieve a state of wellness.
We believe wellness is a way of life that leads to optimal health and well-being by integrating the body and the mind to grow into a fullfilled life within our human and natural community.
www.renaissancewellness.com   (169 words)

  
 Renaissance Information Center - The Crossroads Group - Faires and Festivals
Each year the Baron invites the finest minds and most talented actors to celebrate the coming of spring at his Barony of Koroneburg.
The festival celebrates the inventions and changes of the renaissance period.
The Village stays open late on May 20, 27 and June 3 until 9:00 pm for the magicial experience of a renaissance village after dark.
www.renaissanceinfo.com /riverview   (640 words)

  
 Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI - VirtualTourist.com
I was down in Detroit for the wedding of a former student of mine; this was where the reception was held, and it was the "official hotel" of the ceremony.
The Renaissance Center has an odd feeling about it - as it is very reluctant to have anything to do with the city it happens to be in.
My strongest memory of the place is getting back to my room very late at night after a little too much champagne, ordering a pepperoni pizza from room service, and watching the police helicopters with their searchlights fly over various Detroit neighborhoods.
www.virtualtourist.com /hotels/North_America/United_States_of_America/Michigan/Detroit-809448/Hotels_and_Accommodations-Detroit-Detroit_Marriott_Renaissance_Center-BR-1.html   (615 words)

  
 Privatization: The Motor City's Renaissance ... [Mackinac Center for Public Policy]
When Mayor Dennis Archer took office in 1993, public officials and media figures heralded the dawn of a "Detroit renaissance" that would dramatically improve the city and its negative image.
Today, while there is some good news to report, crime and tax rates remain high and poor schools and a crumbling infrastructure continue to pose barriers to a full-fledged economic recovery.
Detroit has many talented and caring people who are just waiting for the city's mind-boggling maze of tax and regulatory barriers to be removed so that they can unleash their creative powers to build better lives for themselves, their families, and their neighbors.
www.mackinac.org /article.asp?ID=3151   (700 words)

  
 Renaissance Center- Detroit, MI - VirtualTourist.com
When it was built in 1976, it had the largest revolving restaurant in the world and the hotel was the tallest in America.
At one point, the Renaissance center was home to many businesses, shops, restaurants and at one time housed the Westin Hotel.
Renaissance Center: Go to the lounge at the top of...
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/North_America/United_States_of_America/Michigan/Detroit-809448/Things_To_Do-Detroit-Renaissance_Center-BR-1.html   (666 words)

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