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Messidor

 

(from Latin messis, “harvest,” and Greek doron, “gift”), the tenth month of the year in the French republican calendar adopted by the Convention in October 1793 and in effect until Jan. 1, 1806. Messidor covered the period from June 19–20 to July 18–19.

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The law of 4 messidor III adopted in June 1795 had been aimed at prosecuting the septembriseurs of 1792, and so the criminal court of the Seine continued to prepare its case regardless of the amnesty.
But in 1988, Messidor moved to the Dominican Republic.
Fabre said: "he is going to the Prix Messidor so we can see whether he is classy enough for the Prix Jacques le Marois.
He has been ticking over nicely since winning the Prix Messidor and the Prix Jaques le Marois was always the main objective,' he said.
The Aga Khan's colt followed up his Queen Anne Stakes victory at Royal Ascot at York with success in the Prix Messidor as the Belgian-born rider cleaned up the big prizes, also scoring on New Girlfriend and Archange d'Or.
He will probably go to Maisons-Laffitte for the Group Three Prix Messidor in two weeks.
Violaine Anger considers Alfred Bruneau's Messidor without positioning herself in relation to the major book on Zola and Bruneau by Jean-Max Guieu (Le theatre lyrique d'Emile Zola [Paris: Fischbacher, 1983]).
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18) The Convention, 18 Messidor l'an 2e (6 juillet, 1794) reported in the Reimpression de l'Ancien Moniteur, 19 Messidor, vol.
Five-yearold gelding has developed into a high-class miler, winning two Group 3 races - the Prix Messidor and Prix Chemin de Fer du Nord 23 Leaupartie.
Godolphin are aiming to get Notability back in the winners enclosure in the Prix Messidor (G3, 8f, pounds 55,000).
He has been ticking over nicely since winning the Prix Messidor and this - the Prix Jaques le Marois - was always the main objective," he said.