Number 6 - 1982

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The "Archives documents" section summarizes a text from an interesting ethnographic archive entitled "Researches about Monaco" from the late 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. It’s a manuscript which highlights the concerns and the wonders of a local scholar. This analysis is complemented by the traditional princes’ biographies, thanks to the following topics : the numismatic collection, the wedding, the guard and the army career. The creation of "The Damnation of Faust", in the Raoul Gunsbourg version, the legendary Director of the Monte-Carlo Opera from 1892 to 1951, is the theme of the musical history section. (full texts in French)

WHEN MACHIAVEL WENT ON A MISSION IN MONACO…

Article from Number 6 - 1982 - WHEN MACHIAVEL WENT ON A MISSION IN MONACO…

In may 1511, the secretary of the second Chancellery of the Florentine Republic, Nicolas Machiavel, went to Monaco in order to settle a disagreement caused by the seizure of a Florentine ship by Lucien Grimaldi, Lord of Monaco. This episode is described in the Italian wars political backgroung. (full text in French)

QUAND MACHIAVEL SE RENDAIT EN MISSION À MONACO... - 1982

Antoine BATTAINI
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THROUGH THE CORRESPONDENCE OF HONORÉ V, PRINCE OF MONACO : THE EMPEROR’S OFFICER. THE GERMAN AND POLISH CAMPAIGNS (1806-1807)

Article from Number 6 - 1982 - THROUGH THE CORRESPONDENCE OF HONORÉ V, PRINCE OF MONACO : THE EMPEROR’S OFFICER. THE GERMAN AND POLISH CAMPAIGNS (1806-1807)

This study is the continuation of the article entitled “When the Grimaldi citizen served in the Republic armies”, in the issue n°4 of Annales monégasques. After a time of peace, during which Honoré Grimaldi moved away from the army, he distinguished himself as the Grouchy’s “aide de camp” during the German campaign in 1806 and became in 1807, Prince Murat’s “aide de camp”. (full text in French)

À TRAVERS LA CORRESPONDANCE D'HONORÉ V, PRINCE DE MONACO : L'OFFICIER DE L'EMPEREUR. LES CAMPAGNES D'ALLEMAGNE ET DE POLOGNE (1806 -1807) - 1982

René DIANA
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THE GREAT WORKS OF THE OPERA OF MONTE-CARLO : “THE DAMNATION OF FAUST” BY HECTOR BERLIOZ

Article from Number 6 - 1982 - THE GREAT WORKS OF THE OPERA OF MONTE-CARLO : “THE DAMNATION OF FAUST” BY HECTOR BERLIOZ

In 1892, while the lyrical art was growing in Monaco, Raoul Gunsbourg took the lead of the Opera of Monte-Carlo. In his first season, Gunsbourg showed his boldness and dynamism by the creation of “The damnation of Faust” by Berlioz. (full text in French)

LES GRANDES CRÉATIONS DE L'OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO : LA DAMNATION DE FAUST D' HECTOR BERLIOZ - 1982

Paule DRUILHE
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THE SIGNATURE OF A WEDDING CONTRACT IN THE 17<sup>th</sup> CENTURY : LOUIS DE MONACO AND CHARLOTTE DE GRAMONT

Article from Number 6 - 1982 - THE SIGNATURE OF A WEDDING CONTRACT IN THE 17th CENTURY : LOUIS DE MONACO AND CHARLOTTE DE GRAMONT

Immediate successor of his grand-father Honoré II, after the accidental death of his father Hercule, Louis I married, in 1660, Charlotte de Gramont, who came from the French nobility, in order to finalize the French alliance signed in the Treaty of Péronne. This study deals with the different wranglings preceding the signature of the wedding contract. (full text in French)

LA SIGNATURE D'UN CONTRAT DE MARIAGE AU XVIIe SIÈCLE : LOUIS DE MONACO ET CHARLOTTE DE GRAMONT - 1982

Joëlle KERAVEC
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PRINCES HONORÉ II AND JACQUES I : NUMISMATISTS AND COLLECTORS

Article from Number 6 - 1982 - PRINCES HONORÉ II AND JACQUES I : NUMISMATISTS AND COLLECTORS

The princes Honoré II and Jacques I in particular, showed a great interest in numismatics. Honoré II held a cabinet of curiosities where he collected coins and medals. Inheriting this collection, Jacques I transformed it into a treasure trove and created a notable cabinet of medals in the Hotel Matignon. (full text in French)

LES PRINCES HONORE II ET JACQUES Ier NUMISMATES ET COLLECTIONNEURS - 1982

Jean-Jacques TURC
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THE PRINCES’ PERSONAL GUARD, FROM HONORÉ II TO ALBERT I

Article from Number 6 - 1982 - THE PRINCES’ PERSONAL GUARD, FROM HONORÉ II TO ALBERT I

From the beginning of the French alliance and the implementation of the Treaty of Péronne, a Prince guard had been created. This study summarises the evolutions of work forces, uniforms, armament and designation until Albert I, and the establishment of prince’s carabiniers. (full text in French)

LA GARDE PERSONNELLE DES PRINCES D'HONORÉ II À ALBERT Ier - 1982

Stéphane VILAREM
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : THE TRADITIONAL FESTIVITIES IN MONACO IN THE LATE 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURY AND UNDER THE RESTAURATION, BASED ON THE “SIGALDI MANUSCRIPT” (1812-1826)

Article from Number 6 - 1982 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : THE TRADITIONAL FESTIVITIES IN MONACO IN THE LATE 18th CENTURY AND UNDER THE RESTAURATION, BASED ON THE “SIGALDI MA...

This issue presents some extracts from a manuscript held in the Archives of the Palace and entitled “Research about Monaco or note to serve the history of this city”. Written by the knight Louis de Sigaldi, likely from 1812 to 1826, this text references the different festivities celebrated in Monaco, prior the French Revolution, and after the concordat. (full text in French)

DOCUMENTS D'ARCHIVES : LES FÊTES TRADITIONNELLES À MONACO À LA FIN DU XVIIIe SIÈCLE ET SOUS LA RESTAURATION D'APRÈS LE « MANUSCRIT DE SIGALDI » (1812 -1826) - 1982

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