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  • Author:
    Anicius M. T. S. Boethius
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    9022106446
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    978-9022106440
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    Walter J Johnson (June 1, 1974)
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    200 pages
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The Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: De consolatione philosophiae) is a philosophical work by the Roman statesman Boethius, written around the year 524. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on Medieval. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on Medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, as well as the last great Western work of the Classical Period

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LibriVox recording of De Consolatione Philosophiae by Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius. It was from this experience he was inspired to write a philosophical book from prison reflecting on how a lord's favor could change so quickly and why friends would turn against him. It has been described as by far the most interesting example of prison literature the world has ever seen.

Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, (born 470–475? ce, Rome? -died 524, Pavia?), Roman scholar, Christian philosopher, and statesman, author of the celebrated De consolatione philosophiae (Consolation of Philosophy), . .

Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, (born 470–475? ce, Rome? -died 524, Pavia?), Roman scholar, Christian philosopher, and statesman, author of the celebrated De consolatione philosophiae (Consolation of Philosophy), a largely Neoplatonic work in which the pursuit of wisdom and the love of God are described as the true sources of human happiness. Western philosophy: Boethius. Preti, Mattia: Boethius and PhilosophyBoethius and Philosophy, oil on canvas, by Mattia Preti, 17th century. 18. 254 cm. In a private collection.

Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius, commonly called Boethius (/boʊˈiːθiəs/; also Boetius /-ʃəs/; c. 477–524 AD), was a Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher of the early 6th century. He was born about a year after Odoacer deposed the last Western Roman Emperor and declared himself King of Italy.

Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius (ca. 480–524 or 525) was a Christian philosopher of the early 6th century. He was born in Rome to an ancient and important family which included emperors Petroniu. s Maximus and Olybrius and many consuls. His father, Flavius Manlius Boethius, was consul in 487 after Odoacer deposed the last Western Roman Emperor. Boethius himself was consul in 510 in the kingdom of the Ostrogoths. In 522 he saw his two sons become consuls. Boethius was executed by King Theodoric the Great, who suspected him of conspiring with the Byzantine Empire

ISBN-13: 978-0140447804. The clarity of Boethius's thought and his breadth of vision made The Consolation of Philosophy hugely popular throughout medieval Europe and his ideas suffused the thought of Chaucer and Dante. The author, Boethius is in prison awaiting his death while writing this book and he is coming to grips with the injustice he is experiencing at the hands of wicked men that have falsely charged him with treason.

Boethius's "The Consolation of Philosophy" is a rare and unusual philosophical work in that it continues to be read by many people who are not philosophers or students of philosophy. The work continues to be read, I think, because Boethius placed his philosophy in the context of his own experience. The book has a personal and immediate tone. Boethius also broadened the book to make his own experience speak to many people of his own and later times.

Boethius writes the book as a conversation between himself and Lady Philosophy. She consoles Boethius by discussing the transitory nature of fame and wealth, and the ultimate superiority of things of the mind, which she calls the "one true good" OZON. ru 612. Похожие книги: The Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius (Dodo Press). Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius (c. 480-524 or 525. т 1187. The Consolation of Philosophy.