How to use compendium in a sentence
As the revelation did not consist in doctrines, so the doctrine we require is not a creed or compend of doctrines.
And Alcuin proceeded to furnish him with a compend of the scientia bene dicendi, which is Rhetoric.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
This book was the most popular compend of saints lives in use in the later Middle Ages.
Peter Lombard, somewhat their junior, presents its compend of accepted and partly digested theology.
He also made a brief and salutary theological compend, which he called the Breviloquium.