A Companion to Boethius in the Middle Ages

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Noel Harold Kaylor, Philip Edward Phillips
BRILL, May 3, 2012 - Religion - 661 pages
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Boethius, d. 524; Boethius, d. 524. De consolatione philosophiae; Late Antique History; Medieval Philosophy; Happiness; Latin Literature; Vernacular Translations; Scholasticism; Medieval Science
 

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Contents

The Times Life and Work of Boethius
1
Boethiuss Astronomy and Cosmology
47
The Latin Commentaries on Boethiuss De consolatione philosophiae from the 9th to the 11th Centuries
75
Boethiuss De institutione arithmetica and its Influence on Posterity
135
Boethiuss Influence on Theology and Metaphysics to c1500
163
Boethiuss Works on Logic in the Middle Ages
193
The Vernacular and the De consolatione philosophiae
221
Boethiuss Influence on German Literature to c1500
255
Readers and Interpreters of the Consolatio in Italy 13001550
357
Making the Consolatio in Middle English
413
The Enduring Legacy of Boethian Harmony
447
The Quadrivium and the Decline of Boethian Influence
479
Boethius in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
519
A Chronology and Selected Annotated Bibliography
551
Index of Manuscripts Cited
591
Index
596

Translations of the De consolatione philosophiae and Literary Influence
319

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About the author (2012)

Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., Ph.D. (1985) in comparative literature, Vanderbilt University, is Professor of English at Troy University. He has published extensively on Boethius, including The Medieval Consolation of Philosophy (1992), John Bracegirdle s Psychopharmacon (1999), New Directions in Boethian Studies (2007), and The Consolation of Queen Elizabeth I (2009). He is co-editor of Carmina Philosophiae and Executive Director of the International Boethius Society. Philip Edward Phillips, Ph.D. (1996) in English, Vanderbilt University, is Interim Associate Dean of the University Honors College and Professor of English at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the author of John Milton s Epic Invocations (2000) and the coeditor of New Directions in Boethian Studies (2007) and The Consolation of Queen Elizabeth I (2009). He is co-editor of Carmina Philosophiae and Secretary of the International Boethius Society.

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