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I. Social Facts and Historical Background

Monaco was founded as a city-state by Genoese settlers in 1215. The city’s residents would attend chapels located in the surrounding areas under the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Ni…

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Francis Messner, “Monaco”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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