Number 24 - 2000

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This issue focuses on different figures of the history : Giovanni Francesco Monno of Monaco, a cartographer of the 17th century; the Grimaldi Knight, who was the first governor of the 18th century and Antoine I’s son; Prince Honoré III during the French Revolution; the bust of General Krasinski realized by the Monegasque artist François-Joseph Bosio; Caroline Gibert de Lametz, who was a princess of Monaco in the 19th century, and the astronomer Francesco Maria Grimaldi. To finish with, an article also talks about the local dialect at school. (full texts in French)

“ARTE DELLA VERA NAVEGATIONE” BY GIOVANNI FRANCESCO MONNO, FROM MONACO (17<sup>th</sup> CENTURY)

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - “ARTE DELLA VERA NAVEGATIONE” BY GIOVANNI FRANCESCO MONNO, FROM MONACO (17th CENTURY)

Giovanni Francesco Monno, little-known cartographer and cosmographer, worked as a surgeon and was a specialist of the 17th century. He published six books related to this period including Arte della vera navigatione. Let’s talk about the scientific and maritime knowledge of that time. (full text in French)

 

L'ARTE DELLA VERA NAVEGATIONE PAR GIOVANNI FRANCESCO MONNO, DE MONACO (XVIIe S.) - 2000

Corradino ASTENGO
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THE GRIMALDI KNIGHT, GOVERNOR OF MONACO FROM 1732 TO 1784

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - THE GRIMALDI KNIGHT, GOVERNOR OF MONACO FROM 1732 TO 1784

A few things have been written about the Knight of Monaco, who was Prince Antoine I‘s son. This article refers to this key character of the Principality’s history, who was also the first governor of Monaco. (full text in French)

LE CHEVALIER DE GRIMALDI, GOUVERNEUR DE MONACO DE 1732 A 1784 - 2000

Odile DAMOUR
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PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. NOVEMBER 1792 – SEPTEMBER 1793 : THE END OF ILLUSIONS

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. NOVEMBER 1792 – SEPTEMBER 1793 : THE END OF ILLUSIONS

This article is the third part of a study, the first two parts of which were published in the issues n°19 and 21. It deals with Prince Honoré III’s actions during the French Revolutionary’s troubles which impacted Monaco. (full text in French)

LE PRINCE HONORÉ III PENDANT LA RÉVOLUTION FRANÇAISE. NOVEMBRE 1792 - SEPTEMBRE 1793 : LA FIN DES ILLUSIONS - 2000

Claude-Aline ENCENAS
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THE BUST OF GENERAL KRASINSKI (1782-1858), BY FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH BOSIO, LEFT IN FRANCE

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - THE BUST OF GENERAL KRASINSKI (1782-1858), BY FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH BOSIO, LEFT IN FRANCE

The examination of a bust by François-Joseph Bosio, which was reported lost so far, is the opportunity to trace back the French military career of the General Krasinski. It’s important to note that François-Joseph Bosio, a Monegasque artist, was the subject of a study published in Annales monégasques n°9. (full text in French)

UN BUSTE DE FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH BOSIO OUBLIÉ EN FRANCE, CELUI DU GÉNÉRAL KRASINSKI (1782-1858) - 2000

Gérard HUBERT
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CAROLINE GIBERT DE LAMETZ (1793-1879), PRINCESS OF MONACO : A DRIVE FOR MODERNITY

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - CAROLINE GIBERT DE LAMETZ (1793-1879), PRINCESS OF MONACO : A DRIVE FOR MODERNITY

Princess Caroline played a significant role : she was the instigator of her husband’s politics, Prince Florestan, and her son, Prince Charles III. Discreet, as wife and mother, she was nevertheless at the origin of important upheavals, like the settlement of a casino in Monaco. (full text in French)

CAROLINE GIBERT DE LAMETZ (1793-1879) PRINCESSE DE MONACO : UN ÉLAN VERS LA MODERNITÉ - 2000

Martine ROUSSEAU-CHATELAIN
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THE MONEGASQUE SPEAKING AT SCHOOL

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - THE MONEGASQUE SPEAKING AT SCHOOL

It took a long time for the dialect to be recognized as a language in itself. Besides, it was lately studied at school. This article refers to the efforts made by local authors and the government to its consecration. (full text in French)

LE PARLER DE MONACO À L'ÉCOLE - 2000

René STEFANELLI
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FRANCESCO MARIA GRIMALDI, PHYSICIST AND ASTRONOMER

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - FRANCESCO MARIA GRIMALDI, PHYSICIST AND ASTRONOMER

The Grimaldi family also has numerous branches, in addition to the princes of Monaco. One of them, the Bologna branch, belonged to Francesco Maria, a physicist and astronomer of the 17th century. Along with his works, which inspired Cassini and Newton, his most important contribution was that he gave the name of Grimaldi to a region of the moon. (full text in French)

FRANCESCO MARIA GRIMALDI, PHYSICIEN ET ASTRONOME - 2000

Giorgio TABARRONI
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : ALBUM FROM THE PAST. MONACO AND ITS SURROUNDINGS, A HUNDRED YEARS AGO.

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : ALBUM FROM THE PAST. MONACO AND ITS SURROUNDINGS, A HUNDRED YEARS AGO.

These archives documents are composed of unpublished pictures by Alfred Bouvier and Detaille, held in the Palace but also from private collections. (full text in French)

DOCUMENTS D'ARCHIVES. ALBUM DU PASSÉ : MONACO ET SES ENVIRONS IL Y A CENT ANS - 2000

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