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
20th of April, 579
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
13th of August, 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 promises to Patriarch Fortunatus II and to all the Istrians that their right to elect their own patriarchs, bishops, abbots, tribunes, and other officials will be respected and that the rulings of the judicial assembly (placitum) held by Rižana will be upheld.

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 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

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; 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
17th of October, 931
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

996_OA

Regestum

Emperor Otto III confirms the donation of six bishoprics to the Patriarchate of Aquileia issued by Charlemagne and donates three abbeys to the same Church.

Date
26th of June, 996
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

1011_WM

Regestum

Henry II, King of the Romans, donates properties in the March of Carniola, including the castle Bled, to the Bishopric of Säben (later Brixen) and its bishop Adalbero.

Date
22nd of May, 1011
Place

1012_HA

Regestum

King Henry II confirms Otto III’s donations of Pazin and Pićan to the Church of Aquileia and donates various jurisdictions in these two places, terrains to both sides of the river Raša, and the port of Plomin.

Date
30th of April, 1012
Place

1027_KA

Regestum

The ruling of the royal court, chaired by Konrad II and his son Henry in Verona, by which the duke of Carnithia, Adlapero, renounces his claims to various obligatory services (fodrum, angaria, servitium publicum) owed to him by the subjects of the Church of Aquileia. By official decree of the imperial court, the Church of Aquileia, represented here by patriarch Poppo and advocate Walpert, is to be free from any services owed to the dukes of Carinthia.

Date
19th of May, 1027
Place