Number 32 - 2008

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This issue publishes the first part of the Duke of Valentinois’ travel diary, Antoine I. The other three articles deal with various topics : the Monegasques and the “monnoye” in the 17th and 18th centuries; some of the private chapels in Monaco in the 18th and 19th centuries; and the first part of a genoa aristocrat’s destiny, who became princess of Monaco : Aurelia Spinola. (full texts in French)

THE MONEGASQUES AND THE « MONNOYE » IN THE 17<sup>th</sup> AND 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURIES, OR SPIRIT AND MATTER

Article from Number 32 - 2008 - THE MONEGASQUES AND THE « MONNOYE » IN THE 17th AND 18th CENTURIES, OR SPIRIT AND MATTER

The power of issuing money was one of the best ways to affirm a state’s sovereignty. The princes who used this money had different opinions, just like their daily concerns. They were taken in a financial system and had to adapt, in order to survive from day to day. The author wonders about the room for a possible symbolic in the princes’ minds. (full text in French)

LES MONÉGASQUES ET LA « MONNOYE » AUX XVIIe ET XVIIIe SIÈCLES OU L'ESPRIT DE LA MATIÈRE - 2008

Olivia ANTONI
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SOME PRIVATE CHAPELS OF MONACO (18<sup>th</sup>-19<sup>th</sup> CENTURIES)

Article from Number 32 - 2008 - SOME PRIVATE CHAPELS OF MONACO (18th-19th CENTURIES)

This article complements the other studies dedicated to the chapels, published in the the Annales monégasques n°7, 15, 16 and 31. It deals with the history of some private family chapels in the Monaco surburb, namely the chapels of the Annonciade, Saint-Roman, the Immaculate Conception ( on the rock, the condamine and La Costa areas), Saint-Jean-Baptiste in the Larvotto area, the chapel of the Gonzalès family situated in Bas-Moulins, and the one of Saint-Pierre, in the Carnier area. (full text in French)

À PROPOS DE QUELQUES CHAPELLES PRIVÉES DE MONACO (XVIIIe-XIXe SIÈCLES) - 2008

Louis BAUDOIN
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THE FATE OF AURELIA SPINOLA, AN ARISTOCRAT FROM THE 17<sup>th</sup> CENTURY, STRUGGLED BETWEEN GENOA, MONACO AND FRANCE. FIRST PART.

Article from Number 32 - 2008 - THE FATE OF AURELIA SPINOLA, AN ARISTOCRAT FROM THE 17th CENTURY, STRUGGLED BETWEEN GENOA, MONACO AND FRANCE. FIRST PART.

In July 1641, Aurelia Spinola married Hercule, Prince Honoré II’s son. Widowed young, she had to face a period of political troubles. Her history was recounted by a clergyman, Francesco Fulvio Frugoni, who also depicted the lifestyle of the Honoré II’s Court. (full text in French)

LE DESTIN D'AURELIA SPINOLA, UNE ARISTOCRATE DU XVIIe SIÈCLE PARTAGÉE ENTRE GÊNES, MONACO ET LA FRANCE. PREMIÈRE PARTIE - 2008

Raffaella NOERO
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THE TRAVEL JOURNAL OF PRINCE ANTOINE OF MONACO IN ITALY AND GERMANY (1679-1680). FIRST PART.

Article from Number 32 - 2008 - THE TRAVEL JOURNAL OF PRINCE ANTOINE OF MONACO IN ITALY AND GERMANY (1679-1680). FIRST PART.

Antoine, Duke of Valentinois, future Prince Antoine I, undertook a “Big Tour” in order to complete his education. He wrote down his impressions in a travel journal. He visited several countries and described the towns he passed through with more or less details. This first part is dedicated to his impressions about the main cities of the Riviera until Genoa, Pisa, Lucques, Pistoia, Florence and Sienna. The second part of this trip is published in the issue n° 33 of the Annales monégasques. (full text in French)

JOURNAL DE VOYAGE DU PRINCE ANTOINE DE MONACO EN ITALIE ET EN ALLEMAGNE (1679-1680). PREMIÈRE PARTIE - 2008

Gustave SAIGE
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