K÷ln, Erzbisch÷fliche Di÷zesan- und Dombibliothek 127, fol. 9r

Gratian's Purpose: 

Teaching and ?

Stephan Kuttner, "Research on Gratian: Acta and Agenda,"  Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, Cambridge (Vatican City 1988) 3-26

1. Produce a compilation that was more comprehensive than previous collections

2. Papal legislative and administrative authority (John Gilchrist)

3. Political events between ca. 1100 and 1140 (Stanley Chodorow)

4. Rejection of the authority of Roman law (Adam Vetulani)