Series HR-DADU-08.8 - Fides et attestata; Fedi ed attestati (Certificates and testimonies)

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Fides et attestata; Fedi ed attestati (Certificates and testimonies)


  • 1624-1692, 1710-1711, 1730-1761, 1785-1790, 1792-1802 (Creation)

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11 volumes; textual records

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The series contains various documents such as statements proving kinship, legal incapacity, certificates of residence, certificates of citizenship in the Dubrovnik Republic, or certificates issued to sea captains in which it was stated that they, their crew, and their ships had withstood the prescribed quarantine, etc. The registers of the series date from the early 20s of the 17th century to the beginning of the 19th century.

There are not many references to Jewish people in this series. The documents in the series are primarily certificates of citizenship, i.e., documents that state the identity of a bearer, as an identity card or passport, issued by the Dubrovnik Republic to Jewish people that were either born in Dubrovnik or permanently resided there. The fonds contains approximately 15 of similar documents issued to members of Jewish families from the Republic such as Cittanova, Cohen, Janni, Levi Mandolfo, Luzzena, Pardo, Russi, Terni, Vitali (i.e., vol. 2, f. 80v).

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State Archives in Dubrovnik

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Consilium Minus (HR-DADU-4)

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Branislav Nedeljković, »Putne isprave dubrovačkih Jevreja.« (summary: Passports of the Jews of Dubrovnik) Zbornik Jevrejskog istorijskog muzeja 1 (1971): 113-134.

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Fonds of the Dubrovnik Republic and the territory of the former Republic under the French Administration, series 86

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  • English



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