École Française de Rome

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Palazzo Farnese, seat of the institute

The École française de Rome is a French government research institution in the field of history , archeology and social sciences under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research (Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche) .

The École française was founded in Rome in 1873 as an offshoot of the École française d'Athènes , renamed the École d'archéologie in the following year and opened under its current name in 1875. It is located in the Palazzo Farnese , in the same building as the French embassy. It has a library of 200,000 volumes, including 2,000 magazines, and since 1971 has had a publishing house that publishes, among other things, the annual Mélanges de l'Ecole française de Rome , which was published in Paris from 1881 to 1970 under the title Mélanges d'archéologie et d'histoire had appeared. In 1971 the Mélangesdivided into an ancient science series (MEFRA) and one for the Middle Ages and Modern Era (MEFRM). In 1989, MEFRM was limited to the Middle Ages, and Mélanges de l'Ecole Française de Rome / Italie et mediterranée (MEFRIM) was added. In the Bibliothèque des Écoles Françaises d'Athènes et de Rome are the editions of the papal registers of the 13th and 14th centuries, beginning with Gregory IX. , published.

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  1. Now also available online as part of the Persée project
  2. ^ Bruno Galland: Les publications des registres pontificaux par l'École française de Rome. In: Revue d'histoire de l'église de France. Vol. 86, 2000, ISSN  0300-9505 , pp. 645-656.

Coordinates: 41 ° 53 ′ 41 ″  N , 12 ° 28 ′ 15 ″  E