Number 7 - 1983

Summary

This issue describes, through the old chapels of Monaco, a part of the principality’s religious and heritage past. Then, the artistic and nonmaterial heritage is discussed thanks to Louis Abbiate and Gustave Graefe, both well-known Monegasque musicians, but also Jacques de Goyon-Matignon, Duke of Valentinois, who was a nobleman of letters. On the other hand, two tragic incidents are recounted : the conspiracy of Stefano Boccone, and the Second World War, which is the topic of an overall study. (full texts in French)

SOME OLD CHAPELS IN MONACO

Article from Number 7 - 1983 - SOME OLD CHAPELS IN MONACO

This article summarizes the chapters of a typescript entitled “Les Paroisse de la Principauté de Monaco”, the original of which is held in the Archives of the Palace. It deals with the settlement of the parish territory in Monaco, as well as the history and the architecture of the following chapels : Saint-Martin, Saint-Elme, Sainte-Barbe, Sainte-Croix and Roqueville. (full text in French)

QUELQUES ANCIENNES CHAPELLES DE MONACO - 1983

Louis BAUDOIN
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A TRAGEDY IN THE HISTORY OF MONACO IN THE EARLY 17<sup>th</sup> CENTURY : STEFANO BOCCONE’S CONSPIRACY OR A RISK TO THE INDEPENDENCE…

Article from Number 7 - 1983 - A TRAGEDY IN THE HISTORY OF MONACO IN THE EARLY 17th CENTURY : STEFANO BOCCONE’S CONSPIRACY OR A RISK TO THE INDEPENDENCE…

On November 21st 1604, Hercule I was murdered in a street of the rock of Monaco, because of his wealth and his status. Stefano Boccone, at the head of the conspiracy, aimed to give Monaco to the Savoy or Genoa, Monaco’s ancient homeland. (full text in French)

UN TRAGIQUE ÉPISODE DE L'HISTOIRE DE MONACO AU DÉBUT DU XVIIe SIECLE : LA CONJURATION DE STEFANO BOCCONE OU L'INDEPENDANCE MENACÉE... - 1983

Franck BIANCHERI
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1938-1945 : MONACO AND THE " GRANDE TOURMENTE "

Article from Number 7 - 1983 - 1938-1945 : MONACO AND THE " GRANDE TOURMENTE "

Far from being excluded from the 1939-1945 drama, the principality of Monaco, surrounded by Alpes-Maritimes, had to endure the war which occurred across borders. Bombing caused massive destructions and claimed many victims. Monaco had been under the Axis forces’ occupation for two years and had to face refugees, resistance workers, deportations and executions. (full text in French)

1938 - 1945 : MONACO ET LA GRANDE TOURMENTE - 1983

Jean DROUHARD
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OVERVIEW OF TWO MONEGASQUE ARTISTS : LOUIS ABBIATE (1866-1933) AND GUSTAVE GRAEFE (1874-1947)

Article from Number 7 - 1983 - OVERVIEW OF TWO MONEGASQUE ARTISTS : LOUIS ABBIATE (1866-1933) AND GUSTAVE GRAEFE (1874-1947)

In the late 19th century and in the early 20th century, while Monaco was facing one of the crowning moments of its artistic history, two native composers had an important role within the principality : Louis Abbiate and Gustave Graefe. (full text in French)

PROFILS D'ARTISTES MONÉGASQUES : LOUIS ABBIATE (1866-1933) - GUSTAVE GRAEFE (1874-1947) - 1983

Georges FAVRE
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THE DUKE OF VALENTINOIS : A PHILOSOPHICAL PRINCE IN PASSY, IN THE 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURY

Article from Number 7 - 1983 - THE DUKE OF VALENTINOIS : A PHILOSOPHICAL PRINCE IN PASSY, IN THE 18th CENTURY

Jacques-François de Goyon-Matignon, duke of Valentinois and Louise-Hippolyte’s husband, gave his name to a luxurious place in Passy : the Hotel “de Valentinois”. Man of letters and art lover, he had reigned for nearly two years. After his wife died, we went to Paris and its neighbourhood where he engaged some important works in order to embellish his Passy property. (full text in French)

LE DUC DE VALENTINOIS : UN PRINCE PHILOSOPHE À PASSY AU XVIIIe SIÈCLE - 1983

Meredith MARTINDALE
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