from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Eastern Ch., a body of canon law with the addition of imperial laws bearing upon ecclesiastical matters.
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The nomocanon in fourteen titles was completed by additions from the more recent imperial laws.
Though called the "Syntagma", the collection of ecclesiastical law of Matthew Blastares (c. 1339) is a real nomocanon, in which the texts of the canons and of the laws are arranged in alphabetical order (P. G., loc. cit.