The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy

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by Boethius, P. G. Walsh

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ISBN-10: 0198152280

ISBN-13: 9780198152286

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

An eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, Boethius (c. AD 475-525) was also an exceptional Greek scholar and it was to the Greek philosophers that he turned when he fell from favour and was imprisoned in Pavia. Written in the period leading up to his brutal execution, it is a dialogue of alternating prose and verse between the ailing prisoner and
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