Decretum Gratiani
Decretum Gratiani

Welcome to the new edition of Gratian's Decretum!

A team under the leadership of Professor Anders Winroth is working on new editions of the two recensions of Gratian's Decretum with support of the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationYale University, The MacMillan Center, and the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law, and with assistance from Yale Digital Collections Center. The digital tools developed for the project will be available at the DESMM Partners siteThe new editions aim to replace Emil Friedbergs 1879 edition of the second recension through a fresh collation of the most important manuscripts and a reconsideration of Gratian's sources (both material and formal). The finished edition will be published in the series Monumenta iuris canonici, published by the Kuttner Institute and the Vatican Library. An English translation is also planned.


Sigla for Decretum manuscripts



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Decretum Gratiani, first recension
Decretum Gratiani, first recension
Decretum Gratiani, first recension
Working edition of Gratian's Decretum, produced by a team under the general editorship of Anders Winroth. Caveat emptor! This is a preliminary product that certainly still suffers from errors. Please report any you discover to
Version: 5 Oct. 2019.
Decretum Gratiani.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.2 MB]
Abbreviatio Treverensis
This is a sample edition of C. 2 in the Trier Abbreviation, found in Trier, Bischöffliche Priesterseminar 91.
Edition Trier C. 2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
Concordance to the first recension of Gratian's Decretum
This preliminary concordance indexes every word in the working edition of the first recension of Gratian's Decretum (30 Dec. 2017). The file still needs a lot of cleaning up, but it may still be useful.
Index of Decretum Gratiani.txt
Text document [16.4 MB]
Fontes materiales
Draft index for material sources for Gratian's Decretum. Only those sources that have been included in the apparatus fontium are included. Edited by Anders Winroth. Version: 5 Oct. 2019,
Fontes materiales.doc
Microsoft Word document [171.0 KB]

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