Acta publica

554_IPS

Regestum

Emperor Justinian I issues a pragmatic sanction regulating the administration of the newly conquered Italy (the so-called sanctio pragmatica pro petitione Vigilii or epitome constitutionum Iustiniani de reformanda Italia).

Date
13th of August, 554

579_PPG

Regestum

Pope Pelagius II confirms Grado as the new metropolitan see of the ecclesiastical province of Venetia et Histria (11th-century forgery).

Date
April 20, 579
Place

754_PC

Regestum

King Pepin the Short promises to Pope Stephan II military aid against the Lombards and the restitution of occupied lands in Italy to the dominion of the Roman Church, the so-called Promissio Carisiaca; 11th-century forgery.

Date
April 14, 754
Place

792_CM1

Regestum

King Charlemagne bestows to the Church of Aquileia the right to canonical election of their patriarchs (that nonetheless requires royal confirmation) and exempts it from public taxes such as the tithes, the grazing fees for livestock sent to graze in Istria, and war taxes (lodgings and provisions for the army) unless the royal military is forced to pass through Friuli and the Treviso region.

Date
4th of August, 792
Place

803_CMA

Regestum

Emperor Charlemagne subordinates six episcopal sees to the Church of Aquileia, badly damaged by the incursions of the pagans; late-10th-century forgery.

Date
4th of August, 803
Place

803_CG1

Regestum

Emperor Charlemagne bestows immunities upon the Church of Grado due to the special services and merits of its incumbent Patriarch Fortunatus II.

Date
August 13, 803
Place

803_CG2

Regestum

Emperor Charlemagne exempts the four ships of Fortunatus II, "the patriarch of the Venetians and Istrians," from all the tolls.

Date
Undated; traditionally dated to the 17th of August, 803
Place

804_PR

Regestum

The Plea of Rižana (Placitum Rizianense): The representatives of Istrian towns and cities present their grievances to counts Aio and Cadulus, the envoys of the Roman emperor Charlesmagne, in an official placitum held by the river Rižana in the district of Koper.

Date
804

814_LPF

Regestum

Emperor Louis the Pious informs Patriarch Fortunatus II of Grado and the faithful of the province of Istria that, at their request, he confirms the free election of the patriarch, bishops, abbots, tribunes and other authorities, that in the event of breach of faith, quarrels and oppression of the poor, the legal judgment awaits them and that violators of the Placitum of Rižana (doc. 804_PR) will be subject to the prescribed penance.

Date
Between 814 and 821; customarily dated to 815.

832_LPA

Regestum

Emperor Lothair I confirms the immunities enjoyed by the Church of Aquileia and its right to canonically elect their patriarchs.

Date
30th of November, 832
Place

840_PL

Regestum

The first pact between the Venetian neighbors in the Kingdom of Italy, represented by Emperor Lothar I, and the Duchy of Venice, represented by Doge Pietro Tradonico, sanctioning mutual aid in campaigns against the Slavs, defining the rights over the use of land and numerous aspects related to trade as well as the modalities of justice administration.

Date
840
Place

852_LMD

Regestum

Emperor Louis II assumes under his protection the monastery of St. Michael in Diliano and its abbot Felmo, bestowing upon the monastery immunities and the right of free election of its abbots.

Date
17th of November, 852
Place

855_LPA

Regestum

Emperor Louis II confirms the charter of Lothair I to the Patriarchate of Aquileia regarding the dispute with the Patriarchate of Grado that was settled at the Synod of Mantua in 827: the patriarchs of Aquileia are to enjoy the metropolitan jurisdiction over all the Istrian bishoprics.

Date
30th of October, 855
Place

857_LMD

Regestum

Emperor Louis II confirms to St. Michael's monastery in Diliano and abbot Felmo the right to have two lay advocates - the brothers Petronasius and Talasius - to defend their rights.

Date
3rd of April, 857
Place

911_BT

Regestum

King Berengar I donates two forts, the Vermes (Beram in Istria ?), to the Bishopric of Trieste (10th- or 11th-century forgery).

Date
27th of June, 911 or 914
Place

929_HT

Regestum

King Hugo donates Sipar, Umag, and Monfalcone to Radald, the bishop of Trieste, and places the Bishopric of Trieste under his royal protection; a forged charter.

Date
7th of August, 929
Place

931_MA

Regestum

Hugh of Arles and his son Lothair II, kings of Italy, donate Muggia to the Patriarchate of Aquileia.

Date
October 17, 931
Place

972_OT

Regestum

Emperor Otto II gifts large estates on both sides of the Alps, including the Province of Istria, to his wife Theophanu as a dowry.

Date
14th of April, 972
Place

973_MC

Regestum

Otto II, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, donates properties in the March of Carniola to Abraham, the bishop of Freising.

Date
30th of June, 973
Place

974_PG

Regestum

Emperor Otto II confirms to Patriarch Vitalis of Grado and the bishops subject to him the jurisdictions, immunities, and other rights of their churches.

Date
April 2, 974
Place