Venetiae, commune sive dominium

650_TPI

Regestum

De terminatione provinciarum Italiae – Istria together with Venice featured as the first region of Italy in an early medieval catalogue of the provinces of Italy.

Date
Originally undated; traditionally dated to 7th century.

840_PL

Regestum

The first pact between the Western Roman Empire, represented by Emperor Lothair I, and the Duchy of Venice, represented by Doge Pietro Tradonico, sanctioning mutual aid in campaigns against the Slavs and defining the rights over the use of land as well as the modalities of justice administration. This is the first "international" treaty in which Venice partook as an autonomous polity, independent of the Byzantine Empire.

Date
23rd of February, 840
Place

880_PAV

Regestum

Venice, represented by Doge Orso I Participazio, and the Patriarchate of Aquileia, represented by Patriarch Walpert, sign a treaty according to which the Venetian Doge agrees not to block the Aquileian port Pylum, but only under the condition that the patriarch stops with all the hostilities directed against the Church of Grado and exempts the Venetians from all the tolls on his territories, according to the old customs.

Date
January of 880
Place

932_PI

Regestum

Due to fair treatment and protection, the city of Koper, represented by a locopositus, scabini, the protector of the people (advocatus totius populi) and many others, freely promise an annual tribute of one hundred amphorae of wine to Venice, to be paid every year within ten days of the harvest, and protection to all Venetians.

Date
14th of January, 932
Place

944_PAV

Regestum

Thanks to the mediation of Marino, the patriarch of Grado, Lupus II, the patriarch of Aquileia, manages to reach a peace accord with Venice, represented by Doge Pietro III Candiano, but only under the condition that all the hostilities directed against Grado immediately stop and that the patriarch promises to inform Venice of any hostile plans directed against it.

Date
13th of March, 944
Place

1200_PAV

Regestum

Venetian Doge Enrico Dandolo accepts the demands of Aquileian Patriarch Peregrine II and agrees to offer help – mainly political and diplomatic, but also, if need be, military – against the Commune of Treviso, but asks for a number of concessions in return, all of which are granted by the patriarch with the sole exception of military aid.

Date
June of 1200
Place

1285_PAV

Regestum

With the help of Fulcher, the bishop of Concordia, a peace treaty is reached, signed between Venice on the one side and the Patriarchate of Aquileia, the count of Gorizia, and the Commune of Trieste on the other, ending the war that had begun in 1283.

Date
8th of March, 1285
Place

1291_PT

Regestum

Venice signs a peace treaty with the patriarch of Aquileia, Count Albert I of Gorizia, and the Commune of Trieste, ending their final conflict and restoring amicable relations as defined by their previous pacts; Venice retains the jurisdictions over the subjected communities in Istria with the exception of Muggia, Buje, and Dvigrad; the settlement of the dispute over the jurisdictions in Istria between Venice and the Patriarchate of Aquileia is entrusted to Pope Nicholas IV.

Date
11th of November, 1291
Place

1300_VPA

Regestum

Peace treaty between Venice and the Patriarchate of Aquileia sanctioning Venetian jurisdiction over the Istrian communes that pledged themselves to the Republic of St. Mark in the last third of the 13th century.

Date
11th of June, 1300
Place

1385_DCP

Regestum

Doge Antonio Venier asks Margrave Domnius of Castello to compensate the mussolati (traders) from Završje who were robbed of their wine in the district of Venetian Koper by his subjects from Petrapilosa. He also asks Domnius to exemplarily punish his subjects who committed this robbery.

Date
April of 1385
Place

1386_DC201

Regestum

Doge Antonio Venier advises Domnius of Castello to remain loyal to the Happy Union and supports its goals with all the means at his disposal.

Date
20th of January, 1386 (1385 more Veneto)
Place

1387_DC151

Regestum

Doge Antonio Venier asks Domnius of Castello to restitute to German merchants the goods they were robbed of in Friuli and to provide them safe passage to Venice.

Date
15th of January, 1387 (1386 more Veneto)
Place

1387_DC212

Regestum

Doge Antonio Venier asks Domnius of Castello to restitute to friar Wilhelm, the procurator of St. Anthony’s monastery in Venice, the goods that were stolen from him in Friuli and to exemplarily punish his subjects who committed this robbery.

Date
21st of February, 1387 (1386 more Veneto)
Place

1388_DCMI

Regestum

Doge Antonio Venier asks Domnius of Castello to lend his full support to the project of Domenico Bon who would like to acquire the possession of a “certain place” (= Rašpor).

Date
17th of July, 1388
Place

1421_DMP

Regestum

Doge Tommaso Mocenigo issues a ducal letter to all the Venetian officials in Istria and to Buzet, officially welcoming the community to Venetian dominion and promising to its citizens the respect of their old laws and custom that they had practiced before being subjected to Venice.

Date
9th of August, 1421
Place

1433_MC811

Regestum

The Great Council of Venice decrees that all the disputes between close family members must be settled by way of third-party mediation and compromise.

Date
8th of November, 1433
Place

1460_CXVP

Regestum

The Venetian Senate commissions the drawing of detailed maps of all their subject territories, highlighting their boundaries with adjacent dominions and lordships.

Date
27th of February, 1460 (1459 more Veneto)
Place