The Consolation of Philosophy

Written By Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Publsiher : The Floating Press
  • Release : 01 January 2009
  • ISBN : 177541406X
  • Pages : 201 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Total pages : 201
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : The Consolation of Philosophy was, throughout the Middle Ages and down to the beginnings of the modern epoch in the sixteenth century, the scholar's familiar companion. Few books have exercised a wider influence in their time. It has been translated into every European tongue, and into English nearly a dozen ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Boethius,Richard H. Green
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2002-04-10
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : Written in the 6th century, The Consolation of Philosophy is the best-known--and most profound--work of the Christian theologian and philosopher St. Boethius. He composed this great work while he was unjustly imprisoned, directly before his unlawful execution. Consequently, The Consolation--which takes the form of a dialogue between Boethius and 'Lady ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Ancius Boethius
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2016-10-10
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : The Consolation of Philosophy has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great Western work of the Classical Period. Written while Boethius was in prison awaiting execution, the work consists of a dialogue ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Boethius
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 1999-01-28
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : Boethius composed the De Consolatione Philosophiae in the sixth century AD whilst awaiting death under torture, condemned on a charge of treason which he protested was manifestly unjust. Though a convinced Christian, in detailing the true end of life which is the soul's knowledge of God, he consoled himself not ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Boethius
  • Publisher : IndyPublish.com
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : The Consolation of Philosophy is considered widely to be the single most important work from the West during Medieval and early Renaissance Christianity. Often called the last great Classical work, authored by Boethius while a prisoner awaiting execution, had the goal and intent of preserving ancient classical knowledge, specifically relating ...

The Consolations of Philosophy

The Consolations of Philosophy
  • Author : Alain de Botton
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2001-03-01
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER One of the most influential voices in modern philosophy - the author of The Course of Love, Religion for Atheists, The Art of Travel and The School of Life Alain de Botton presents a one-stop shop for solving the problems of everyday life through ...

Consolation of Philosophy

Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Boethius,Joel C. Relihan
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 2001-03-01
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : "Entirely faithful to Boethius' Latin; Relihan's translation makes the philosophy of the Consolation intelligible to readers; it gives equal weight to the poetry--in fact, Relihan's metrical translation of Boethius' metra are themselves contributions of the first moment to Boethian studies. Boethius finally has a translator equal to his prodigious talents ...

The Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius

The Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius
  • Author : Boethius
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
  • Publisher : Musaicum Books
  • Release Date : 2017-12-06
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius, written around the year 524. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on Medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great Western work of the Classical Period. Anicius ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Boethius
  • Publisher : Chump Change
  • Release Date : 1933
  • Total pages : 175
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : Complete edition of The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius and translated by W. V. Cooper. As Boethius approached death, he contemplates what is happiness, purpose, and definition of a 'good' life. Insightful thinking for all time. To assist with understanding the middle English text, many words have been translated in ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : "The lions of Carthage, though they bear the gorgeous bonds and trappings of captivity, and eat the food that is given them by hand, and though they fear their harsh master with his lash they know so well; yet if once blood has touched their bristling jaws, their old, their ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Anicius Boethius
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : Written in the sixth century, The Consolation of Philosophy was one of the most popular and influential works of the Middle Ages. Boethius composed the masterpiece while imprisoned and awaiting the death sentence for treason. The Christian author had served as a high-ranking government official before falling out of favor ...

The Theological Tractates and the Consolation of Philosophy

The Theological Tractates and the Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Boethius,Aeterna Press
  • Publisher : Aeterna Press
  • Release Date : 1918
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : In preparing the text of the Consolatio I have used the apparatus in Peiper’s edition (Teubner, 1871), since his reports, as I know in the case of the Tegernseensis, are generally accurate and complete; I have depended also on my own collations or excerpts from various of the important manuscripts, ...

The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Author : Anicius Manlius Severinus Bo’âthius
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2016-09-29
  • Total pages : 52
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : A book that has been read and studied thoroughly, the Consolation of Philosophy takes a discussion form between the author and "The Lady." Topics include God and the world, the problem of evil, the true nature of happiness and most importantly, the ideas of loving God and developing virtue....

Remaking Boethius

Remaking Boethius
  • Author : Brian Donaghey,Noel Harold Kaylor,Philip Edward Phillips,Paul E. Szarmach
  • Publisher : Acmrs Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 177541406X
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Summary : Provides a comprehensive inventory of all English translations of the 'Consolatio' of Boethius and supplies basic information on the salient features that interested readers will need in initial phases of research on the large and complex English translation tradition. This volume is a reference work, organized chronologically in its sections, ...