Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus
Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus
Article with a focus on Boethius as a theologian

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  • Boethius,Anicius Manlius Severinus — Bo·e·thi·us (bō ēʹthē əs), Anicius Manlius Severinus. A.D. 480? 524?. Roman philosopher and mathematician. Falsely accused of treason, he wrote his greatest work, The Consolation of Philosophy, an investigation of destiny and free will, while… …   Universalium

  • Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus — ▪ Roman scholar, philosopher, and statesman born AD 470–475?, Rome? [Italy] died 524, Pavia?       Roman scholar, Christian philosopher, and statesman, author of the celebrated De consolatione philosophiae (Consolation of Philosophy), a largely… …   Universalium

  • Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus — (ca. 480–ca. 526)    Boethius was a late Roman statesman, philosopher, and poet.He is best known for his CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY, written while he languished in prison at Pavia awaiting his eventual execution under Theodoric the Ostrogoth. The… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus — (c. 480 c. 525)    Roman senator and noble, whose family boasted an emperor in its lineage and strong Christian credentials, Boethius was one of the last great philosophers of antiquity. Like most Romans of his class, he also served in government …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus — (c. 475/480–524) Roman philosopher and theologian. Born in Rome of an aristocratic family, the son of a consul (and father of two more), Boethius served as consul and the principal minister for Theodoric the Ostrogoth, who ruled Italy from 493 to …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus — (c. 480 c. 526)    Although today best known for his Consolation of Philosophy, written in prison while awaiting execution, Boethius also influenced medieval philosophy by his translations of Aristotle, his treatise on the Trinity, and his work on …   Christian Philosophy

  • Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus — (c. 480, Rome – c. 524)    Philosopher and statesman, he wrote among many writings De Institutione Musica, which after the ninth century Carolinigian renaissance became the most widely known work of music theory through the late Middle Ages. It… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • BOËTHIUS, ANICIUS MANLIUS SEVERINUS —    a Roman statesman, born at Rome, of Consular rank, a profoundly learned man, held the highest offices, Consul among others, under Theodoric the Goth; his integrity and opposition to injustice procured him enemies, who accused him of treason;… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus —  (c. 480–c. 524) Roman statesman and philosopher …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius — Mittelalterliche Illustration Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus Boëthius (* zwischen 475 und 480 in Rom, † zwischen 524 und 526 in Pavia) war ein spätantiker christlicher Philosoph. Er gilt als der letzte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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