Number 36 - 2012

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This issue presents the first part of a new topic : the Monegasque Euro. Regarding the other two studies, each one is dedicated to a new matter : the identity of the Monegasque nation through the revolutionary census, and a correspondence between the composer Camille Saint-Saëns and Prince Albert I. To finish with, the last article describes the relationships between the Holy See and Monaco, from the 14th to the 16th century. (full texts in French)

FORT D’HERCULE OR THE (RE)-ESTABLISHED HOMELAND? THE CENSES DONE IN MONACO DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY TIME

Article from Number 36 - 2012 - FORT D’HERCULE OR THE (RE)-ESTABLISHED HOMELAND? THE CENSES DONE IN MONACO DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY TIME

Did people who lived in Monaco during the French Revolution, had the sense of belonging to a community? The pre-revolutionary censes do not give a lot of details as the aim was to establish a religious state for the priest needs. What kind of identity did the revolutionaries give to Monaco, a principality deprived of its prince? (full text in French)

FORT-D'HERCULE OU LA PATRIE (RE)CONSTITUÉE ? LES RECENSEMENTS EFFECTUÉS À MONACO PENDANT L'ÉPOQUE RÉVOLUTIONNAIRE - 2012

Olivia ANTONI
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THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MONEGASQUE EURO (2002-2012), FOUR CENTURIES AFTER THE RIGHT TO ISSUE COINS (1612). FIRST PART.

Article from Number 36 - 2012 - THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MONEGASQUE EURO (2002-2012), FOUR CENTURIES AFTER THE RIGHT TO ISSUE COINS (1612). FIRST PART.

This double anniversary is a great opportunity for the author to refer to the main money improvements under each reign. The next part of this article is published in the Annales monégasques n°37. (full text in French)

LES DIX ANS DE L'EURO MONÉGASQUE (2002-2012), QUATRE SIÈCLES APRÈS L'AFFIRMATION DU DROIT DE BATTRE MONNAIE (1612). PREMIÈRE PARTIE - 2012

Christian CHARLET
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : A CORRESPONDANCE BETWEEN PRINCE ALBERT I AND CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS

Article from Number 36 - 2012 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : A CORRESPONDANCE BETWEEN PRINCE ALBERT I AND CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS

Massenet and Camille Saint-Saëns were Prince Albert I’s favorite compositors. Besides, the correspondence he had with both compositors highlights the protagonists’ friendship and mutual respect. The letters presented in this article only deal with Camille Saint-Saëns, from 1900 to 1921, and also refer to Raoul Gunsbourg, who was the director of the Opera of Monte-Carlo at that time. (full text in French)

DOCUMENTS D'ARCHIVES : UNE CORRESPONDANCE ENTRE LE PRINCE ALBERT Ier ET CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS - 2012

Paule DRUILHE-FAVRE
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : THE HOLY SEE AND MONACO (14<sup>th</sup>-16<sup>th</sup> CENTURIES)

Article from Number 36 - 2012 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : THE HOLY SEE AND MONACO (14th-16th CENTURIES)

A relationship, an agreement, two bulls…  here are the texts chosen by the author so as to highlight the privileged link between the Holy See and Monaco. They are all extracted from the Palace’s archives, and are dated from the late 14th century to the early 16th century. (full text in French)

DOCUMENTS D'ARCHIVES : LE SAINT-SIÈGE ET MONACO (XIVe-XVIe SIÈCLE) - 2012

Yves GIRAUDON
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THE EXPEDITION OF JEAN I GRIMALDI, LORD OF MONACO, TO CONSTANTINOPLE. 1437

Article from Number 36 - 2012 - THE EXPEDITION OF JEAN I GRIMALDI, LORD OF MONACO, TO CONSTANTINOPLE. 1437

This study, which was done in 1908, is still hard to find nowadays. It deals with a little known part of Jean I’s life and personality, who had a taste for adventure, along the lines of men from his social environment. The author talks about this lord in the heart of the political events of that time. (full text in French)

L’EXPÉDITION DE JEAN Ier GRIMALDI, SEIGNEUR DE MONACO, À CONSTANTINOPLE. 1437 - 2012

Léon-Honoré LABANDE
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : THE PRINCE HONORÉ III’S MILITARY NOTEBOOK

Article from Number 36 - 2012 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : THE PRINCE HONORÉ III’S MILITARY NOTEBOOK

When he was very young, Honoré III was directed to a military career by his father the Duke of Valentinois. From 1736 to 1748, he took part to the battles led by the French kingdom, where he brilliantly distinghuished by assuming different ranks. (full text in French)

DOCUMENTS D'ARCHIVES : UN CAHIER DE COURS MILITAIRES DU PRINCE HONORÉ III - 2012

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