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Title:The Consolation of Philosophy
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Boethius, Victor Watts
Publisher:Penguin Classics
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Number of Pages:192
Category:Philosophy, Classics, Non fiction, Religion, Medieval, Poetry

The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius, Victor Watts

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Consolation of Philosophy Boethius was an eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric and an exceptional Greek scholar When he became involved in a conspiracy and was imprisoned in Pavia it was to the Greek philosophers that he turned THE CONSOLATION was written in the period leading up to his brutal execution It is a dialogue of alternating prose and verse between the ailing prisoner and his nurse Philosophy Her instruction on the nature of fortune and happiness good and evil fate and free will restore his health and bring him to enlightenment THE CONSOLATION was extremely popular throughout medieval Europe and his ideas were influential on the thought of Chaucer and Dante

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