Vol. 1: A seculo VI usque ad 803

507_CV

Regestum

King Theodoric orders Anthony, the bishop of Pula, to restitute the rustic possession violently occupied by the bishop's officers to a certain Stephan.

Date
Between 507 and 511 according to Mommsen; between 518 and 526 according to Kandler

533_CV

Regestum

Cassiodorus, as the praetorian prefect, remits the collection of tax on wine and corn to the citizens of Concordia, Aquileia and Forum Iulii (Cividale del Friuli) due to a meager harvest. He instructs his tax collector Paul to instead procure the necessary quantity of wine from Istrians who enjoyed a particularly abundant harvest.

Date
Between 533 and 537 according to Mommsen; between 536 and 537 according to Tanzi

537_CV1

Regestum

Cassiodorus, as praetorian prefect, orders the tribunes of the coast to be prepared to transfer the victuals from Istria to Ravenna by sea.

Date
Between 537 and 538 according to Mommsen; between 526 and 537 according to Tanzi

537_CV2

Regestum

Cassiodorus, as praetorian prefect, informs the provincials of Istria that a part of their due tax will be commuted in kind.

Date
Between 537 and 538 according to Mommsen; between 536 and 537 according to Tanzi

537_CV3

Regestum

Cassiodorus, as praetorian prefect, sends Lawrence to Istria to examine the harvests and prepare a report of the yields in order for the taxes to be determined.

Date
Between 537 and 538 according to Mommsen; between 536 and 537 according to Tanzi

543_EP

Regestum

Euphrasius, bishop of Poreč, imposes a variety of taxes, including the tithe and the ecclesiastical quartese (the quarter of the tithe) on the citizens of his bishopric. The document aimed at proving the episcopal lordship over the city of Poreč, forged in the first half of the 13th century.

Date
24th of March, 543 (13th Century Forgery)

558_PL1

Regestum

A fragment of a letter from Pope Pelagius I to Narses regarding the Schism of the Three Chapters.

Date
Between September 558 and 560

558_PL

Regestum

A fragment of a letter by Pope Pelagius I to Narses regarding the the Schism of the Three Chapters.

Date
Between September 558 and 560

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

788_CBI

Regestum

Narrative sources on the events of 788 that resulted, among a variety of other things, with Istria being incorporated into the Frankish kingdom.

Date
788

791_CRF

Regestum

King Charlemagne writes to his wife Fastrada, informing her, among other things, of their military successes against the Avars, including the achievements of his “duke of Istria”. This is the first documented mention of a Carolingian official in Istria, officially marking the beginning of a new era of the peninsula’s history.

Date
791 (after September)

799_CDH

Regestum

A poem dedicated to the memory of the late Duke Eric of Friuli, composed by Paulinus, the patriarch of Aquileia.

Date
Between 799 and 802