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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Toulouse
Toulouse, chief town of the Tectosagi, at the end of the second century B.C. tried to shake off the yoke of Rome during the invasion of the Cimbri, but at the beginning of the empire it was a prosperous Roman civitas with famous schools in which the three brothers of the Emperor Constantine were pupils.
Toulouse from the ravages of the Vandals, and was the friend of St.
Toulouse, in order to save some property from taxation, declared it had been given to the city by Clemence Isaure; they even went to far as to erect a statue to her in the capitol of the town in 1557.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14795b.htm   (2658 words)

  
 Toulouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With close to 1.1 million inhabitants in 2006, the Toulouse metropolitan area is the second largest in southern France and one of the fastest growing in Europe.
Perhaps the one for which Baudis is most famous is the subway of Toulouse: line A of the subway was opened in 1993, and Baudis succeeded in having work started on line B (scheduled to open in 2006), despite strong local opposition to the anticipated costs.
Toulouse, known as the Ville Rose ("Pink City") for its distinctive brick architecture, is host to a rich and diverse culture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Toulouse   (2391 words)

  
 Toulouse-annuaire - Annuaire Toulousain et guide du Web en Midi-Pyrénées
Toulouse - Un ancien singe fait un rapport devant l'Académie sur l'histoire de son passage de l'état animal à l'état humain...
Toulouse - Fable moderne orchestrée avec swing autour d'un piano un peu singulier.
Toulouse - Lilas et Lolotte jouent au jeu de "Galipette", jeu inventé avec une marionnette qui leur ressemble...
www.toulouse-annuaire.com   (1678 words)

  
 Counts of Toulouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The hereditary Counts of Toulouse ruled the city of Toulouse and its surrounding county from the late 9th century until 1270.
Joan of Toulouse and Alphonse of Poitiers (1249–1271)
At that point Toulouse passed to the Crown of France, by the terms of the Treaty of Languedoc.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Counts_of_Toulouse   (260 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Toulouse, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Toulouse was an artistic and literary center of medieval Europe.
the counts of Toulouse were suzerains of practically the entire region of Languedoc; their vassals included the lords of Foix, Quercy, and Rouergue.
The Univ. of Toulouse was established in 1230 and the AcadEmie des Jeaux Floraux c.1323.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/Toulouse.html   (457 words)

  
 Toulouse Lautrec Biography
Toulouse Lautrec, like no other nineteenth century artist was deeply influenced by Japanese woodblock prints.
Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa was born as the son of an aristocratic and rich family in the South of France.
Toulouse Lautrec exhibited his first works in the cafes and restaurants of Montmartre.
www.artelino.com /articles/toulouse_lautrec.asp   (878 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Rugby League | Challenge Cup | Leeds 56-18 Toulouse
Toulouse's players were making history at the Galpharm Stadium as the first non-British side to reach the tournament's last four.
Toulouse were again roused into action as they set camp on the Leeds line, forcing a repeat set of six, without quite doing enough to score.
Toulouse have showed the way for French rugby league with a memorable run to the semis, while Leeds can look forward to their sixth Challenge Cup final in 12 seasons.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport1/hi/rugby_league/challenge_cup/4731127.stm   (626 words)

  
 Toulouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
TOULOUSE, with its beautiful historic centre, is one of the most vibrant and metropolitan provincial cities in France.
This is a transformation that has come about since the war, under the guidance of the French state which has poured in money to make Toulouse the think-tank of high-tech industry and a sort of premier trans-national Euroville.
Until, that is, the arrival of the hungry northern French nobles of the Albigensian Crusade; in 1271 Toulouse became crown property.
france-for-visitors.com /languedoc/toulouse   (276 words)

  
 Welcome to Toulouse and Midi-Pyrénées (France)
Toulouse is a city of 600 000 inhabitants located in the South of France, capital of the Midi-Pyrénées region.
It is located on the banks of the Garonne, close to the Pyrénées and halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
The city is proud of its operatic traditions and has long nurtured music and entertainment: dance, theater, concerts by the "orchestre du capitole", etc.
www.cict.fr /toulouse/EBienvenue.html   (284 words)

  
 Poultry Breeds - Toulouse Geese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Toulouse is one of the larger goose breeds.
The Toulouse was developed in southern France (near the city of Toulouse) and is considered a superior meat bird in Europe.
The toulouse is the most popular gray goose in America, limited in numbers primarily by the lack of a large market for geese in general.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /poultry/geese/toulouse   (189 words)

  
 Nothing Toulouse by Marianna Childress - The Globalist > > Global Economy
Toulouse was making headlines in the French press as a great place to live, a good alternative to fast-paced life in the French capital.
But what really pushed Toulouse ahead was the announcement in December 2000 that Airbus would build the “A3XX”, the largest commercial airplane in the history of civil aviation.
And with the A380 test flight scheduled to take place in Toulouse in May 2005 and the newly announced plans for a long haul passenger jet in the making, chances are Toulouse and Airbus — are going to be in the headlines for a while.
www.theglobalist.com /StoryId.aspx?StoryId=4447   (1355 words)

  
 A tour in Toulouse
Even in winter, the people of Toulouse enjoy life outdoors, when the sunshine draws customers to relax in the sidewalk cafes.
You may also see many ancient views of Toulouse, of the Haute-Garonne, or the Midi-Pyrenees region on the great server of views of old-time France (in French).
Finally, Toulouse is the center of a touristic region.
www.cict.fr /toulouse/EVisite.html   (383 words)

  
 American Livestock Breeds Conservancy: Toulouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The name Toulouse is used for several types of gray geese descended from the European Greylag.
The Standard Dewlap Toulouse is a massively boned bird, bred for ability to gain weight rapidly and produce fois gras when force fed. The Exhibition Toulouse is bred as a decorative show bird with an exaggerated dewlap and keel.
Breeding of Exhibition Toulouse is complicated because their enormous bulk is combined with the unnatural characteristics of exaggerated keel, lobes, and dewlap.
www.albc-usa.org /waterfowl/toulouse_goose.htm   (1104 words)

  
 Toulouse travel guide
Toulouse is one of the most stylish cities of Southern France.
Situated between the Mediterranean (150 km away) and the Atlantic (250 km), and just 110 km from the ski resorts of the Pyrenees and 730 km from Paris, Toulouse is the chief city of the huge Midi-Pyrénées Region and the fourth largest city in France.
Over the past centuries the city of Toulouse has become home to a growing collection of monuments, fine edifices and works of art, which stand as witnesses of its diverse culture and stimulate the curiosity of its visitors.
www.world66.com /europe/france/midi/languedoc/toulouse   (229 words)

  
 Toulouse Accident - UNEP APELL
The AZF plant was opened in 1924 in what was then countryside, but the urban sprawl from Toulouse led to homes being built close to the plant's giant chimney stacks.
With a population of 700.000, Toulouse France's fourth city has grown rapidly over the last thirty years to become Europe's Space and Aviation capital, France's first university campus after Paris, and one of the country's leading research centres.
In addition, the Toulouse public prosecutor began investigating the possibility of bringing charges for "involuntary assault and battery" on September 24.
www.uneptie.org /pc/apell/disasters/toulouse/home.html   (746 words)

  
 Department of Global Education
While Dickinson’s Toulouse program is language intensive and designed for students with some mastery of French, participants have the chance to study a tremendous variety of subjects at the University of Toulouse, including the social sciences, humanities (including music and art) and the physical sciences.
Toulouse offers a wide range of cultural activities such as movies, theatre, concerts, opera, ballet and clubs.
In addition, at the University of Toulouse, students may enroll in a variety of courses up to the master’s level.
www.dickinson.edu /global/programs/year-semester/france   (706 words)

  
 toulouse.fr, le site officiel de la ville de Toulouse
Inscrirez-vous à la lettre d'information de la mairie de Toulouse, en laissant votre adresse électronique ci-dessous.
Cette reconstitution de la mairie de Toulouse se déroule dans le cadre de la Coupe du monde de rugby et du centenaire du Stade toulousain.
Un spectacle gratuit encore jamais vu à Toulouse, à découvrir depuis les berges de la Daurade.
www.toulouse.fr   (741 words)

  
 Toulouse at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Toulouse (Tolosa in Occitan) is a city in southern France on the shores of the Garonne river.
There is a thriving scene of unusually beautiful graffiti in Toulouse.
Toulouse is known as the "Pink City" ("Ville Rose") because of its distinctive brick architecture.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Toulouse.html   (382 words)

  
 Worldres Lodging: Discount Hotel Reservations Online - Hotels and Lodging Worldwide
The hotel is located in the heart of Toulouse in a restaurant area, 2km from the -Musee du more...
Located in Toulouse city centre, near the Place Jeanne d Arc square, a 10 min walk from Place du Capitole and 15 min fr more...
Located in the city centre of Toulouse, local railway and convention centre are.5 miles away from the hotel more...
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 jay is games: Toulouse
Toulouse is played with three to five human or computer players, and a well designed interface and beautiful presentation make this web-based version user friendly and highly enjoyable.
A more detailed description of the rules of the basic game and the two expansion, complete with illustrations, can be found here.
Also, because Toulouse is Java-base, somewhat graphics intensive, and because AsoBrain.com also hosts Java versions of Settlers along with two other games, play can be a little slow when there is heavy traffic on the server.
jayisgames.com /archives/2005/11/toulouse.php   (1395 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Rugby League | Challenge Cup | Toulouse 40-24 Widnes
Toulouse recorded one of the biggest upsets in Challenge Cup history to become the first ever French side to reach the semi-finals.
"It's a fantastic afternoon for Toulouse, but for rugby league in France this is enormous," he said.
Toulouse: Murphy, Lima, Couturier, F. Estebanez, Olieu, Mulholland, J. Wynne, Faure, Gay, Gallagher, Delpoux, Raguin, Robinson.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport1/hi/rugby_league/challenge_cup/4623013.stm   (362 words)

  
 Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities
He had lived in Toulouse as a child, while his mother was pursuing her doctorate in French.
Toulouse is the fourth most populous city in France, with a metropolitan area of about 750,000 diverse inhabitants.
Toulouse is also home to Airbus Industrie, one of the world's two largest manufacturers of commercial airliners.
www.sprawls.org /ATSCC   (873 words)

  
 Toulouse
Toulouse formed in Chicago during the winter months of 1994 as a means of keeping warm.
Toulouse released a record entitled, "The Way the City Stretches", on Chicago's Won't Go Flat that same year.
Walking into a Toulouse practice, she said, "Songs in D maj demand beats bigger than the Acetone Rhythm Ace." Aden was shocked.
www.grimsey.com /toulouse.html   (721 words)

  
 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Pop Encyclopedia - Toulouse
Montreal's Toulouse were made up of studio backing vocalists who decided to team up as a group in 1975.
They were the first bilingual disco act to break in the big time and comfortably sang in English and French.
As the disco fad peaked and waned, Toulouse split up in the early '80's.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/Pop_Encyclopedia/T/Toulouse.html   (240 words)

  
 Toulouse hotels - Online booking service for discount hotels in Toulouse - HotelConnect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Called "the pink city" because of the amazing colour of its brick buildings, Toulouse is also famous as the European centre of the aerospace industry.
It has been decorated with style, with the theme of aviation throughout, as Jean Mermoz, the pioneer pilot was from Toulouse.
The hotel has been respecting the history of the building and some old stones can still be seen in some parts of the public areas.
www.agentsite.hotelconnect.co.uk /agentsite/static/toulouse/details_frameset.htm   (745 words)

  
 Home Page - Corendal Art'Toulouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Relatively protected from the brigands by its ramparts, Toulouse resisted the Francs' pressure in 260.
Various succession wars followed, besieging Toulouse several times.
In 1119, the Toulouse population proclaimed Alphonse Jourdain count.
www.corendal.com /java-corendal/arttoulouse/home   (326 words)

  
 Toulouse - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
A very studenty city (except in the baking summer months when it slows down), the narrow, cobbled streets in the centre and the green banks of the river Garonne abound with people...
Toulouse is a wonderful City that is often missed by the traveller.
It is used by many skiers during the winter as a transit point for the Pyrenees or Andora.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/toulouse   (263 words)

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