Latin. The harmony of the discordant canons. The orderly arrangement of the confused canons the title of a compilation made about 1151 by Gratian, an Italian monk, whereby he reduced the Roman ecclesiastical constitutions into three books, after the manner of Justinian's pandects.
The agreement of the undigested (or jarring) church laws. Generally known by the name of Decrelum Gratiani. One Gratian, an Italian monk, about the year 1150, reduced the ecclesiastical constitutions into some method in three books, which are called Concordantia discordantia decretum.