This page relates to the year 781 Calendrier Julien.
- the Third forwarding in Italy. Charlemagne makes crown king of Italy his son four year old, Pépin of Italy (fine of its reign in 810), which controls under the monitoring and with the assistance of his/her cousin Adalard de Corbie, then of its tutors, Waldo de Reichenau and Rotchild.
- Charlemagne increases the Papal States by the country of Sabine close to Rome.
- the pope dates his bubbles starting from his pontificate.
- Louis, wire of Charlemagne 3 years old, becomes king of Aquitaine. Toulouse, becomes the capital of the Royaume of Aquitaine (781 - 877).
- Charlemagne enacts capitulary against the Saxons.
- monetary and tax Reorganization in the frank Empire (the Roman tax disappears).
- the empress of the East Irene sends in embassy the sacellaire Constantin and the primicier Staurakios to treat marriage of the emperor of the East Constantin VI with a girl of Charlemagne, Rotrude.
- Rotrude is promised in marriage to Constantin VI. Eunuque the Elissaios comes from Byzance to teach the Greek with the princess, while Charles charges Paul Diacre with teaching the Greek with his clerks.
- Meeting of Charlemagne and Alcuin to Rome.
- Pierre of Pisa comes to teach Latin grammar with Charlemagne.
- Charlemagne constitutes the palatine library and encourages the copy and the diffusion of books. They are mainly Bible S and the writings of the Pères of the Church, but also works of the Latin classic authors (Lucain, Terence, Juvénal, Tibulle, Horace, Martial, Cicéron, Tite-Live, Salluste…).
- the évangéliaire, written by Godescalc on order of Charlemagne and the first example gone back to writing Tiny Caroline.
- eunuque the Staurakios leads the countryside of the Byzantine against the Slaves revolted Macedonia and of Greece.
- the monk Plato founds the convent of Sakkoudion close to the Olympe.
The close East & Arab World
the Arab grammairien Sîbawayh publishes the Kitab basic work of the Arab Grammaire.
- the Christian Religion extends to the court from China.
- One builds in China Christian monasteries.
- the Chinese State, ruined by the civil war confiscates part of the goods of the merchants (781-783), causing the ruin of the trade and the riots.
- Reign of Kammu, emperor of the Japan (fine in 806). It is the first and perhaps only sovereign Japanese exerting truly an autocratic power.
Births in 781
Al-Muhasibi, Arab theologist.
Death in 781
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