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  ZURICH - LoveToKnow Article on ZURICH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This flourished in Zurich in the 12th and 13th centuries, but disappeared about 1420; it was revived by the Protestant exiles (such as the Muralti and Orelli families) from Locarno (Ic~) and by the Huguenot refugees from France (1682 and 1685).
It was to the men of Zurich and their leader Hans Waldmann that the victory of Morat (1476) was due in the Burgundian war; and Zurich took a leading part in the Italian campaign of 1512-15, the burgomaster Schmid naming the new duke of Milan (1512).
It was the prominent part taken by Zurich in adopting and propagating (against the strenuous opposition of the Constafel) the principles of the Reformation (the Frau Minister being suppressed in 1524) which finally secured for it the lead in the Confederation (see SWITZERLAND and ZWINGLI).
6.1911encyclopedia.org /Z/ZU/ZURICH.htm   (3567 words)

  
 Zurich Travel Guide -
Although the largest city in Switzerland, Zurich aptly promotes itself as the ‘little big city’ and has a historic centre compact enough to be explored on foot.
Zurich is located at the centre of the Zurich canton, on Switzerland’s central plain, with the elevation rising towards the south and the Alps.
The modern Zurich is a city of bankers in a country of banks.
www.explore-zurich.com   (537 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Zurich
In the early medieval period Zurich was ruled by the abbess of Fraumunster, the abbess being called "the great lady of Zurich".
At the beginning of the sixteenth century it became the cradle and leading power of the Reformation in German Switzerland under the guidance of its pastor Huldreich Zwingli, who joined the Reformers; the city was also the main supporter of Zwinglianism (as opposed to Lutheranism and Calvinism).
Zurich is a great centre of continental traffic and a railway junction for traffic between the east and west and north and south of Europe.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15770b.htm   (809 words)

  
 Zürich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(German pronunciation IPA: [ˈtsyrɪç]; usually spelled Zurich in English) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich.
Annual public art program each summer, sponsored by the Zurich City Association (the local equivalent of a chamber of commerce) with the cooperation of the city government.
If you add frequency, which in Zurich is 7 minutes, it does become the densest across all dimensions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zurich   (1158 words)

  
 GETTING AROUND ZURICH. Airport, Bus, Transportation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Zurich's combination of buses and streetcars, operated as the Swiss VBZ system, is terrific: efficient and inexpensive.
Taxis are not easily found in Zurich and are among the most expensive in Europe.
Yes, this is a popular mode of transportation in Zurich: it's only a short ride to the city's lovely outer districts.
www.ehi.com /travel/ehi/switzerl/zurich-airport-bus-transportation.htm   (165 words)

  
 Home & motor car insurance UK quotes - Zurich personal insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With Zurich, you have a selection of car insurances to choose from - one of which may be perfect for you.
Zurich car insurance UK provides high standards and expert advice, encompassed by the world’s premier financial services group: Zurich financial services.
Zurich home insurance and car insurance UK is part of an established global company founded in Switzerland during the latter part of the 19th century.
www.zurichinsurance.co.uk   (693 words)

  
 University of Zurich - About the university
In Zurich she graduated with a dissertation on the physiology of lymph nodes.
In fact Maria Kniaschnina soon left Zurich again, but in 1866 her compatriot Nadeshda Suslova, the daughter of a freed serf, became the first woman to be admitted as a student to the University of Zurich.
Although Zurich began to provide academic training for vets relatively late compared with other veterinary schools, the Zurich School of Veterinary Medicine was attached to the University as an autonomous Faculty of Veterinary Medicine as early as 1901.
www.unizh.ch /info/universitaet/geschichte.en.html   (1132 words)

  
 Zurich Switzerland Hotel and Travel - Zurich Switzerland
Zurich City Tourist Guide - Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city, although it is not its capital.
Nevertheless, Zurich it is not all about business and churches, along come the Bahnhofstrasse to light up Zurich City as one of Europe most prestigious street for shopping and strolling.
Zurich’s largest party is a techno parade, with colourful floats or Love Mobiles plying the town playing all kind of electronic music along with costumes dancers from all over the world.
www.zurichcitytourist.com   (432 words)

  
 Zurich. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
Founded before Roman times, Zurich became a free imperial city after 1218 and joined the Swiss Confederation in 1351.
In the 16th century it was a center of the Swiss Reformation under the leadership of Ulrich Zwingli.
Zurich is known for its international banking and financial institutions.
www.bartleby.com /61/93/Z0029300.html   (134 words)

  
 Forbes.com: Zurich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although it is a lovely old city on the banks of Lake Zurich, this is not the glamorous Switzerland of Gstaad or St. Moritz.
These famous "gnomes of Zurich," so-called because they spend so much time under the ground counting their gold, are increasingly less severe than in the past.
Over the course of several days, Zurichers from all walks of life dress up in outlandish costumes and wander the streets of Old Town, playing music and drinking free beer in every bar they stop by--and they stop by a lot of bars.
www.forbes.com /2001/09/20/zurichoverview.html   (422 words)

  
 Zurich Insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There was an urgent need to teach the large group of Zurich's external advisers about the product and simultaneously provide the advisers with an easy-to-use accreditation process.
There was a wide range of prior knowledge amongst the advisers, so the training had to be arranged so that an adviser could do the accreditation tests without studying the content if they so desired.
When they exit the module, their results are saved in a simple text file that they can e-mail immediately to Zurich.
www.learngroup.com.au /Customer_zurich.htm   (946 words)

  
 Zurich Hotels, Park Hyatt Zurich, Switzerland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Park Hyatt Zurich is a five-star contemporary hotel, ideally located right in the heart of Zurich, in the city's prestigious financial and commercial district.
Park Hyatt Zurich's 142 spacious hotel guest rooms, including 12 suites, are custom-designed to offer a relaxing haven of comfort with the benefit of cutting-edge communications.
Hotel facilities at Park Hyatt Zurich include a health club with a gym, two treatment rooms as well as separate facilities for women and men with steam rooms and saunas for peaceful relaxation.
www.zurich.park.hyatt.com   (403 words)

  
 Home - Zurich Financial Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You can contact Zurich Australia Limited or Zurich Investment Management Limited to ask for a copy of any of these documents, or to make enquiries about the financial services they offer, by telephone on 131 551, or in writing addressed to them, 5 Blue Street, North Sydney NSW 2060.
Zurich Australia Limited and Zurich Investment Management Limited receive remuneration such as fees, charges or premiums for the financial products issued.
Zurich Australian Insurance Limited is remunerated by way of receiving premiums when it issues insurance policies and certain factors relating to the premiums can also be found in the relevant Product Disclosure Statement.
www.zurich.com.au /zportal/cs/ContentServer?pagename=GroupSite/Page/GSHome&c=Page&cid=991803141588   (400 words)

  
 Zurich Airport Information - Switzerland, Europe Provided By Columbus Travel Guides
The airport is located at the centre of Switzerland’s road network with excellent connections to cities, including Zurich, Bern, Basel and St Gallen on the A20.
There are three covered car parks next to the terminals and a further car park a short distance away.
Hotels close to the airport include the Hilton Zurich Airport (tel: (0)1 828 5050) and Novotel Zurich Airport Messe (tel: (0)1 829 9000).
www.worldairportguide.com /Airports/zrh/zrh.asp   (517 words)

  
 IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Science & Technology, Project Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The IBM Privacy Research Institute is an organization within IBM Research to promote and advance research in privacy and data protection technology.
Business integration technologies research at the Zurich lab is focusing on technologies that help businesses to implement a service-oriented architecture by adopting a model-driven approach.
As the Net will be the integrating medium, we are also working on new methods to monitor heterogeneous IT environments and their ability to deliver IT services in a computing utility model.
www.zurich.ibm.com /csc   (354 words)

  
 Zurich Mansion Tours / Haunted Mansions Around the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
BC "The Professor" Schmidt and H. Schmidt, both who have devoted their lives to the study of ghosts, have gathered together the evidence they have painstakingly collected over the many years and brought it here to Zurich Mansion for your tour.
Zurich Mansion Tours used some of these short stories as a theme for Lake Zurich's Haunted House as a fundraiser for the kids of Lake Zurich.
Zurich Mansion Tours is no longer associated with the village.
www.zurichmansion.org   (279 words)

  
 Zurich Bars and Cocktail Lounges - A guide to the best bars in Zurich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sitting on the northern shores of Lake Zurich, Zurich is teeming with bankers.
The cooler side of Zurich' drinking is in Zuri West, to the south-west, zones 4 and 5.
Low-level tables, Asian — Mediterranean cooking and hordes of Zurich’s bright young things remind me of the scrum in the bar of MoMo’s in London, and it is a place to see and be seen.
www.worldsbestbars.com /city/Zurich   (914 words)

  
 Zurich, Ontario, Canada
Zurich Sesquicentennial Celebrations June 16, 17, 18, 2006
While you are visiting Zurich be sure to take a drive, hike or cycle through the rural countryside.
Zurich is surrounded by some of the richest agricultural land in Canada.
www.zurich-ontario-canada.com   (180 words)

  
 Asha for Education: Zurich Chapter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Asha Zurich GBM was held on the 12th of July 2005.
The minutes of the meeting along with the Annual report for 2004 are available for download.
We hold regular meetings at the ETH Zurich on the first Tuesday of every month.
www.asha-zurich.ch   (271 words)

  
 IBM Research | Who we are | Career | An Inside Look | Zurich Research Lab
The campus of the Zurich Research Laboratory, in the gentle hills above Lake Zurich, is characterized by its beautiful setting and pleasant landscape, which earned it the qualification of a nature park in 2004.
The most notable thing about the lab may well be its diversity: The 300 researchers and other staff there represent some 30 countries from around the world.
"IBM is a great community, and here in Zurich, it's like a family," says Rene Pawlitzek, a research engineer who returned to IBM and ZRL after eight years with other companies in the U.S. and Canada.
www.research.ibm.com /about/zrl.shtml   (530 words)

  
 PHD Programm 1 Page 1
The Zurich Ph.D. Program in Molecular Life Sciences is a joint program of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, two highly prestigious Swiss universities with excellent research facilities.
The program offers research and education opportunities in a stimulating international environment for ambitious students who wish to work towards a Ph.D. Biochemistry, genetics, cell, developmental, molecular, and structural biology are covered by the program.
Students will obtain their Ph.D. from either the University of Zurich or ETH Zurich and receive a graded certificate from the program.
www.lifescience-zurich.ch /phd/mls/index-en.asp   (117 words)

  
 Zurich Financial Services - Corporate responsibility   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At Zurich, we use the term "corporate responsibility" in a broad sense to designate our developmental work in various areas aimed at helping us become a more sustainable, responsible and higher performing organization.
In addition, we have a Chief Compliance Officer and a worldwide network of professionals whose responsibilities include advancing across our Group worldwide the various elements of corporate responsibility and sustainability.
This includes our internal efforts, grounded on Zurich Basics, relating to corporate culture, shared values and basic principles, standards of business conduct, decision-making processes, compliance with regulatory and governance obligations, and training and development in these areas.
www.zurich.com /main/aboutus/corporateresponsibility/corporateresponsibility.htm   (350 words)

  
 Career Center
This fosters a collaborative work environment where we support the success of each other and are committed to the success of Zurich in North America.
At the Zurich Career Center, you can review the latest information on the exciting career opportunities and benefits currently available, as well as employee programs and services you enjoy as a Zurich employee.
It is the policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran or other qualifying veteran.
www.zurichna.com /zus/znacareers.nsf/webcontent?readform&id=ID_BREK-5ZMGWE   (226 words)

  
 Zurich - Opernhaus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Zurich's first opera house was the "Aktientheater", opened on 10th of November 1834 with "The magic Flute".
The theater was destroyed by fire in 1st of January 1890.
After Ralf Weikert (from 1984), the young Austrian conductor Franz Welser-Most assumed the post of Music Director of the Zurich Opera in September 1995.
www.fsz.bme.hu /opera/zurich.html   (269 words)

  
 Zurich Salsa Congress 2003, Switzerland, February 21, 22, & 23, 2003
We were brought to Zurich in February 2003 by the Zurich Salsa Congress organizers.
Below you will find links to the photographs that were taken at the Congreso.
The second annual Zurich Salsa Congress Switzerland on February 21st, 22nd, & 23rd, 2003 at the Kongresshaus.
www.justsalsa.com /switzerland/zurich   (143 words)

  
 Zurich North America
CEO Axel Lehmann offers his thoughts on Zurich's response to Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita »
Dan Loris joins Zurich as Director of Property Line of Business »
Zurich's Small Business unit earns two prestigious awards »
www.zurichna.com   (94 words)

  
 hotels in istanbul, istanbul hotels, 4 star hotels, hotel zurich istanbul, turkey
The Topkapi Palace, the Sultanahmet Mosque, St Sophia, Basilica Cisterns (Yerebatan), the Great Bazaar and many other historical treasures draw you in a marvellous world where past and present are everyday life.
Among all this history, and culture rises Hotel Zurich, distant only 15 km from the Istanbul international airport, Hotel Zurich welcomes you with its 126 fully airconditioned rooms (with satelitte TV, minibar, music and automatic telephones) to offer you a pleasant stay.
Now reach forward, challange your imagination, come to Istanbul, dive into Laleli, stay at the Zurich Hotel.
www.hotelzurichistanbul.com   (140 words)

  
 ZISInternet.com
Coverage is provided either through Zurich's dealer and repair pollution liability policy or their storage tank pollution policy.
Agents who sign the online agreement at www.accesszurich.com gain indirect access to select Zurich specialty products that include employment practices liability and a wide variety of environmental and design professional coverages.
Coverage is available for a wide range of projects; recently bound accounts include an $11.2 million fire-resistive heart center in Oregon and an $11 million MNC prison in Michigan.
zis.zurichna.com   (446 words)

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