Activity intensifies Gratian

Activity intensifies Gratian represents an important step towards consolidating the law of the Catholic Church. From Gratian (1140) begins the golden age of canon law, and it intensifies the legislative activity of the popes who remains faithful to the form of litterae decrees that are collected on multiple compilations private. Enter the amount of compilations between 1140 and 1234 Decretals at the Universities and Schools generalizes the use of five compilations that will be called “compilations Antiquae Quinque”, three of which have been written by the pontifical commission and covered with official .In the same official by Pope Gregory IX ordered to San Raimundo de Pe afort the drafting of a new collection of high amplitude Decretals, displacing all the previous compilations, avoid the drawbacks of the large number of private collections, this collection called Decretals Gregory IX, or Liber Extra, divided into five books and their titles and chapters, will be promulgated in 1234. Decretals new collections will continue, also compiled by papal order, and promulgated by Boniface VIII in 1298: Liber Sextus (because he was considered as a continuation of the five books of Gregory IX), or by Clement VII in 1314 Quirky Clementinae to these official collections followed by other private collections and very late date, from the late fifteenth century, who collected the Decretals Quirky John II (1316-34) and the Common Quirky issued by various priests from Boniface VIII (1294-1303) to Sixtus IV (1471-1484) who had not been included in previous collections.These four collections along with Gregory IX Decretals and Gratian form from the sixteenth century the “Corpus Juris Canonici.