Gratian


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Gra·tian

 (grā′shən, -shē-ən) Full name Flavius Augustus Gratianus. ad 359-383.
Emperor of Rome (367-383) who ruled jointly (from 379) with Theodosius I.

Gratian

(ˈɡreɪʃɪən)
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(Biography) Latin name Flavius Gratianus. 359–383 ad, Roman emperor (367–383): ruled with his father Valentinian I (367–375); ruled the Western Roman Empire with his brother Valentinian II (375-83); appointed Theodosius I emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire (379)

Gra•ti•an

(ˈgreɪ ʃi ən, -ʃən)

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(Flavius Gratianus) A.D. 359–383, Roman emperor 375–383.
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From the "Master of Sentences," he had passed to the "Capitularies of Charlemagne;" and he had devoured in succession, in his appetite for science, decretals upon decretals, those of Theodore, Bishop of Hispalus; those of Bouchard, Bishop of Worms; those of Yves, Bishop of Chartres; next the decretal of Gratian, which succeeded the capitularies of Charlemagne; then the collection of Gregory IX.
1150), also known as the Concordance of Discordant Canons, was a large collection of ancient Church canons that were organized and commented on by Gratian in order to bring harmony (concordia) to the existing body of Church regulations.
Dante's rationalization is analyzed through the context of the historical philosophical thought of writers such as Augustine, Gratian, Aquinas and Augustine's pupil, Orosius.
For them, a line runs through canon law and legal theory from Gratian and the medievals all the way through the modern founders of a secularized natural law, such as Hugo Grotius.
In a retrospective study of 1854 patients with NF-PNETs ≤2 cm, Gratian et al .
Valens petitioned Gratian to come to his aid in suppressing the Goths, and departed Antioch for Constantinople, the Eastern capital.
In the 12th century Gratian, a Bolognese monk collected all the laws of the Church into a single work, A Concordance of Discordant Canons.
Morris SD, Mallipeddi R, Oyama N, Gratian MJ, Harman KE, Bhogal BS, et al.
The doctrine of natural rights developed from Gratian to Ockham.
Despite claims that it is the oldest continuing legal system in the Western world, canon law, in the sense of a volume of laws that applied to the whole Church, only became a reality around 1140 CE when an Italian monk, Gratian compiled and tried to harmonize canon law up until that time.
In 380 CE, three Caesars, Theodosius I, Gratian, and Valentinian II, delivered the 'Edict of Thessalonica' in order that all their subjects should profess the faith of the Bishop of Rome.