Decretum


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Decretum

(dɪˈkriːtəm)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the name given to various collections of canon law, esp that made by the monk Gratian in the 12th century, which forms the first part of the Corpus Juris Canonici
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Therefore, Antony may have presented the alleged decretum Caesaris recalling Cloelius to the Senate when it reconvened in June, or he may have been freed of the necessity to do so under the terms of the lex passed early in June that authorized the review of Caesar's papers.
Querelae nullitatis adversus decretum rotale diei 21 octobris 2009
demanded the adoption of principles of procedure and the like for the equitable application of the canons of the Decretum in everyday cases" (52-53).
turned to Gratian's Decretum in the West and to Balsamon's commentary on the Nomokanon in the East: each was prominent and influential for centuries to come, and each consolidated its own tradition--and the tragic schism of the churches.
Sichard cannot understand why the document cited in the Decree of Gratian (in fact a recension of the Decretum Gelasianum) declares as apocryphal Clement's "eight books divided into fifty chapters.
Abstract: Due to developments in the theological account of the sacramentality of marriage and the compilation of the Decretum Gratiani, the doctrine concerning the formation of the marriage bond was defined over the course of the 12th century.
He begins by tracing legal theories of ownership back to Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civils, then on through the Middle Ages with examples from canon law, the Decretum Gratiani, and the schoolmen, comparing these with early Germanic Codes, such as the Sachsenspiegel (referred to as "the first written code of Germanic law" [19]) and later imperial law reform.
Scholars of medieval canon law generally know Gratian's Harmony of Discordant Canons or Decretum as the foundational work of canonical science.
The second came to be known as the Corpus iuris canonici, made up of Gratian's Decretum (1140), the Liber extra of Gregory IX (1234), the Liber sextus of Boniface VIII (1298), and the Clementinae of Clement V (1314).
Collegium Iudicum quinque membris constituitur, nisi Praefectus in Congressu decernat recursum adversus decretum reiectionis in Congressu latum, quoties datur, a Collegio trium Iudicum iudicandum esse.
The book is a critical study: it reminded me of Gratian's Decretum.
Citing Saint Ambrose in the Decretum, Bernardino answered: "Everything that is added to the capital is called usury.