Roma

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
20th of April, 579
Place

585_PPH1

Regestum

Pope Pelagius II writes to Helias, the patriarch of Aquileia, and all the bishops of Istria, the province whose prelates still persevered in their refusal to condemn the three chapters denounced by the Fifth Ecumenical Council (Constantinople II) of 553, urging them to desist from their schismatic ways and return to the embrace of the Catholic Church.

Date
Between 585 and 586
Place

591_GS

Regestum

Pope Gregory I writes to Severus, the patriarch of Aquileia, requesting on behalf of the emperor (Maurice) that he come to Rome with his clergy and be judged on a synod (for his unwillingness to condemn the Three Chapters and his perseverance in supporting the schism).

Date
January of 591
Place

599_PGC

Regestum

Pope Gregory I writes to Callinicus, the Exarch of Italy, regarding a variety of affairs, including the recent military victory over the Slavs and the return of the Church of Koper to the Catholic creed.

Date
May 599
Place

600_PGM

Regestum

Pope Gregory I writes to Maxim, the bishop of Salona, on a variety of matters, including the latest advances of the Slavs and their recent incursions into Italy by way of Istria.

Date
July 600
Place

628_HPE

Regestum

Pope Honorius incites all the bishops of the ecclesiastical province Venetia et Histria to profess disobedience to the deposed patriarch Fortunatus of Grado and to accept subdeacon Primogenius, to whom the pope had already sent the pallium, as their new lawful head of the ecclesiastical province; moreover, the pope promises to open diplomatic negotiations with the Lombard king, with whom the deposed Fortunatus sought refuge, with the goal of restoring all the ecclesiastical goods stolen by the said Fortunatus.

Date
18th of February, 628
Place

641_IM

Regestum

Pope John IV dispatches abbot Martin to journey across Dalmatia and Istria to ransom the captives (imprisoned, one would assume, by the still pagan Slavs) and return the relics of the saints from these endangered places to Rome; narrative account from the Book of the Popes (Liber pontificalis).

Date
641
Place

776_HPC

Regestum

Pope Adrian I writes to Charlemagne, the King of the Franks and the Lombards, beseeching him to direct Duke Marcarius of Friuli to help reinstate the Istrian bishop Maurice – whose eyes have been gouged out by “the most abominable Greeks” – to his bishopric.

Date
Between 776 and 780
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

1010_PP

Regestum

Pope Sergius IV confirms the jurisdictions of the bishops of Poreč over Rovinj, Dvigrad, and Bale that were disputed by the Aquileian patriarch John.

Date
March 1010
Place

1027_SR

Regestum

Pope John XIX and Emperor Conrad II convene a synod in Rome whereby the decrees of the Synod of Mantua from 827 are confirmed and the patriarch of Aquileia is once again proclaimed the sole metropolitan head of the ecclesiastical province of Aquileia with Grado being a mere parish subjected to his metropolitan and diocesan authority.

Date
6th of April, 1027
Place

1079_PHP

Regestum

Pope Gregory VII formally bequeaths to Henry, the patriarch of Aquileia, the right to don the pallium even on the feast days of St. Ulrich and St. Afra as compensation for the help he had provided to the papal legates, the bishops of Padua and Albano.

Date
16th of June, 1079
Place

1079_WM

Regestum

Pope Gregory VII admonishes a noble knight Wezelin for attacking Dalmatia, ruled by a ruler approved by the Holy See, and orders him to immediately stop with the hostilities lest the "sword of St. Peter" be unleashed upon him and his followers.

Date
4th of October, 1079
Place