Consolation of Philosophy

Consolation of Philosophy

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Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius written in
about the year 524 AD. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West in
medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great work that can be called Classical.
Consolation of Philosophy was written during Boethius' one year imprisonment while awaiting trial, and
eventual horrific execution, for the crime of treason by Ostrogothic King Theodoric the Great. Boethius...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Preface & Proem
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  2. 02
    Bk1: Song I: Boethius' Complaint,
    and section I
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  3. 03
    Bk1: Song II: His Depondency,
    and section II
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