Number 31 - 2007

Summary

Two articles about the medieval history form the chronological basis of this issue : one of them talks about the siege of Monaco 500 years ago, while the other article is the second and last part of the history of the Monaco castle construction in 1215 (the first part is studied in the issue n°29). Then, the religion topic is dedicated to the chapels within the Palace, and the tribulations of the bishop François-Honoré Grimaldi. Finally, the education in the 18th and 19th centuries, the monetary policy under Louis II, and a presentation of the artist Kees Van Dongen, are the other topics presented in this issue. (full texts in French)

THE CHAPELS OF THE PRINCELY PALACE AND THE PALATINE PARISH

Article from Number 31 - 2007 - THE CHAPELS OF THE PRINCELY PALACE AND THE PALATINE PARISH

Nowadays, there is only one chapel within the Palace : Saint-Jean-Baptiste chapel. Before dealing with its history, the article highlights other missing places : Saint-François chapel, especially dedicated to the women of the palace, and the chapels of Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague and the Virgin. (full text in French)

LES CHAPELLES DU PALAIS PRINCIER DE MONACO ET LA PAROISSE PALATINE - 2007

Louis BAUDOIN
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THE TRIBULATIONS OF FRANÇOIS-HONORÉ GRIMALDI, BESANÇON ARCHBISHOP (1669-1748)

Article from Number 31 - 2007 - THE TRIBULATIONS OF FRANÇOIS-HONORÉ GRIMALDI, BESANÇON ARCHBISHOP (1669-1748)

François-Honoré Grimaldi was Prince Antoine I’s brother. This article recounts the dramas and the financial troubles which hindered his ecclesiastical career, based on the correspondence with his brother and the government. His concerns were fundamental as they constitute the social melting pot that the Grimaldis belong to. (full text in French)

LES TRIBULATIONS DE FRANÇOIS-HONORÉ GRIMALDI, ARCHEVÊQUE DE BESANÇON (1669-1748) - 2007

Henri BON
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THE MONETARY POLICY OF PRINCE LOUIS II

Article from Number 31 - 2007 - THE MONETARY POLICY OF PRINCE LOUIS II

The power of issuing money was one of the best ways to affirm a state’s sovereignty. But the way Prince Louis II judiciously used it during the Second World War, had a strong symbolic magnitude. (full text in French)

LA POLITIQUE MONÉTAIRE DU PRINCE LOUIS II DE MONACO - 2007

Christian CHARLET et Jean-Louis CHARLET
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THE EDUCATION IN MONACO IN THE 18<sup>th</sup> AND 19<sup>th</sup> CENTURIES

Article from Number 31 - 2007 - THE EDUCATION IN MONACO IN THE 18th AND 19th CENTURIES

The secular education was officially established by Prince Albert I in 1911, within the framework of constitutional arrangements. The clergymen taught reading, writing and other core subjects. This is the subject of this article which covers this topic through ages. (full text in French)

 

L’ENSEIGNEMENT EN PRINCIPAUTÉ DE MONACO AUX XVIIIe ET XIXe SIÈCLES - 2007

Alexandre GRABOY-GROBESCO
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500 YEARS AGO, THE SIEGE OF MONACO : AN INDEPENDENCE FORTUNATELY PRESERVED

Article from Number 31 - 2007 - 500 YEARS AGO, THE SIEGE OF MONACO : AN INDEPENDENCE FORTUNATELY PRESERVED

The relationships between the Monaco Lordship and the Genoa Republic often changed as the independence of the principality depended on the acceptance of Genoa. The siege of Monaco in 1506-1507 is one of the episodes that the author recounts, by depicting the political, regional and international context of that time. (full text in French)

IL Y A 500 ANS, LE SIÈGE DE MONACO : UNE INDÉPENDANCE HEUREUSEMENT PRÉSERVÉE - 2007

Inès IGIER-PASSET
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ABOUT THE MONACO CASTLE’S FOUNDATIONS IN 1215 (SECOND PART : 1215-1297)

Article from Number 31 - 2007 - ABOUT THE MONACO CASTLE’S FOUNDATIONS IN 1215 (SECOND PART : 1215-1297)

This is the second part of an article published in the Annales monégasques n° 29, which gives more informations about the foundations of the castle in Monaco. (full text in French)

AUTOUR DE LA FONDATION DU CHÂTEAU DE MONACO EN 1215 (2ème PARTIE : 1215-1297) - 2007

Claude Passet
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FROM ROTTERDAM TO MONACO : THE ITINERARY OF KEES VAN DONGEN, A COLOURFUL PAINTER (1877-1968)

Article from Number 31 - 2007 - FROM ROTTERDAM TO MONACO : THE ITINERARY OF KEES VAN DONGEN, A COLOURFUL PAINTER (1877-1968)

Born in a Rotterdam surburb, Kees van Dongen settled in Monaco in 1949, after having stayed in Paris for several years. His death, in 1968, was undercovered by the political events of that time. This article presents the eccentric and talented painter, relying on an unreleased interview about his career. (full text in French)

DE ROTTERDAM À MONACO : L'ITINÉRAlRE D'UN PEINTRE HAUT EN COULEURS. KEES VAN DONGEN (1877-1968) - 2007

Martine ROUSSEAU-CHATELAIN
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