Number 25 - 2001

Summary

In this issue, three articles focus on the specificities of Honoré II, Albert I and Louise-Hippolyte, the only reigning princess. The volume dedicates the other studies to the attitudes history, among which the religious practice and the popular devotion at the very beginning of 16th century, as well as the clothes and their symbolism in the 17th and 18th centuries. Finally, some pages are dedicated to Gaston Leroux, and a night in the Casino of Monte-Carlo is also described. (full texts in French)

LETTERS FROM THE COUNTESS GREFFULHE TO PRINCE ALBERT I

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - LETTERS FROM THE COUNTESS GREFFULHE TO PRINCE ALBERT I

Throughout his life, Prince Albert I was interested in physics and human sciences. He had a correspondence with the countess Greffulhe, a great musician and patron, who actively helped to the contemporary music spreading. Those letters highlight the ideas of both protagonists, who respect each other despite their spirit disagreement. (full text in French)

LETTRES DE LA COMTESSE GREFFULHE AU PRINCE ALBERT Ier. 1899-1919 - 2001

Paule DRUILHE-FAVRE
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THE DUCHESS AND DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CHILDREN

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - THE DUCHESS AND DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CHILDREN

Louise-Hippolyte and her husband Jacques de Matignon had nine children. Six of them reached adulthood, but their destinies were different because of their sex, obviously, but also their parents’ history and their mother’s death. (full text in French)

LES ENFANTS DU DUC ET DE LA DUCHESSE DE VALENTINOIS - 2001

Thérèse GHIZZI/Robert FILLON
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THE PRIVACY IN MONACO : CLOTHES IN THE 17<sup>th</sup> AND 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURIES

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - THE PRIVACY IN MONACO : CLOTHES IN THE 17th AND 18th CENTURIES

Clothes may be the mirror of the soul but also ordinary materials used to protect bodies. In Monaco, in the 17th and 18th centuries, notarial deeds provided numerous examples, in particular with the trousseau. This is a great opportunity to describe the evolution of appearance, freedom and dictates of fashion, within an economic system which fuled trade. (full text in French)

TABLEAUX D'INTIMITÉS : LES VÊTEMENTS À MONACO AUX XVIIe ET XVIIIe SIÈCLES - 2001

Olivia NOAT-ANTONI
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RELIGIOUS PRACTICE AND POPULAR DEVOTION IN MONACO AROUND THE YEAR 1500

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - RELIGIOUS PRACTICE AND POPULAR DEVOTION IN MONACO AROUND THE YEAR 1500

The religious practice in Monaco, in the very beginning of modern times, did not benefit from a specific and detailed study. That is the reason why the author presents the main actors (priests, priors, rectors and flagellants), in their geographical (chapels) and historical (worships of saints, testaments, feasts and processions) context. (full text in French)

PRATIQUE RELIGIEUSE ET DEVOTION POPULAIRE À MONACO AUTOUR DE L'AN 1500 - 2001

Claude PASSET
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ABOUT TWO SYMBOLIC MARKS OF HONORÉ II WITHIN HIS PALACE

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - ABOUT TWO SYMBOLIC MARKS OF HONORÉ II WITHIN HIS PALACE

From Honoré II’s reign, the author analyses the reasons why this prince added two decorative structures to his Palace : a French garden and the bath pavilion. Lost during the first part of the 19th century, the plans have been recreated and replaced to their initial position. (full text in French)

À PROPOS DE DEUX MARQUES SYMBOLIQUES D'HONORÉ II DANS LES MURS DE SON PALAIS - 2001

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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GASTON LEROUX AND THE GAMBLING TEMPTATION : A NIGHT AT THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - GASTON LEROUX AND THE GAMBLING TEMPTATION : A NIGHT AT THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO

Gaston Leroux was a compulsive gambler who settled in Menton then in Nice. His life is a good opportunity to take a close look at the Casino of Monte-Carlo, during a night of February 1902. Thanks to his writings, like Le sept de trèfle, Mister Flow or Décavé, this article shows the aristocratic and artistic life of this gaming establishment. (full text in French)

GASTON LEROUX ET LA TENTATION DU JEU : UNE SOIRÉE AU CASINO DE MONTE-CARLO - 2001

Martine ROUSSEAU-CHATELAIN
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