The Consolation of Philosophy

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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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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal192
  • Udgivelsesdato25-11-1999
  • ISBN139780140447804
  • Forlag Penguin Classics
  • FormatPaperback
  • OriginalsprogLatinsk
Størrelse og vægt
  • Vægt145 g
  • Dybde1,1 cm
  • coffee cup img
    10 cm
    book img
    12,9 cm
    19,8 cm

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