Maxentius, patriarcha Aquileiensis (811-833/8)

826_LV

Regestum

Louis the Pious and his son Lothar instruct Patriarch Venerius of Grado to go to Rome again to settle his dispute with the Patriarch Maxentius of Aquileia before the Pope and their messengers, despite the fact that Maxentius failed to attend the first meeting, causing Venerius to return home without any resolution.

Date
Between 826 and June of 827 (doc. 827_SM)

827_SM

Regestum

The decrees of the Synod of Mantua: the long conflict between the patriarchs of Grado and Aquileia over the metropolitan jurisdiction over Istrian bishoprics is settled in favor of the Aquileian Church.

Date
6th of June, 827
Place

828_VP

Regestum

Patriarch Venerius writes to Pope Gregory IV, imploring his assistance in resolving disputes regarding the metropolitan jurisdiction over Istrian bishoprics, granted by the Synod of Mantua (doc. 827_SM) to his adversary Maxentius, the patriarch of Aquileia, and expressing confidence in the Pope’s judgment and authority.

Date
828

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

844_CA

Regestum

A poem composed in response to the Synod of Mantua (6th of June, 827), arguing that Aquileia, the old metropolitan see of the ecclesiastical province Venetia et Histria, was so thoroughly destroyed by barbarians (Attila, the Avars, Lombards and Goths) that it was never rebuilt; thus, the metropolitan see transferred to "the Venetians" and Aquileia was demoted to a status of a mere parish.

Date
c. 850 (between 844 and 855)