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Boethius

Author: Edmund Reiss
Publisher: Boston : Twayne Publishers, ©1982.
Series: Twayne's world authors series, TWAS 672.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the "last of the Romans and first of the Scholastics," Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius straddles two worlds. More than anyone else he both epitomizes the achievements of classical civilization and provides a bridge between Antiquity and the Middle Ages. No matter whether one focuses on Boehius's thought or his expression, one can hardly help but recognize both his innate worth and his value to the developing  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reiss, Edmund.
Boethius.
Boston : Twayne Publishers, ©1982
(OCoLC)648518850
Named Person: Boethius; Boethius; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Reiss
ISBN: 0805765190 9780805765199
OCLC Number: 8591001
Description: 203 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The master of the arts --
The explorer of language --
The concerned Christian --
The martyr and the Consolation of Philosophy --
The argument of the Consolation --
Form and method in Consolation --
The Boethian legacy.
Series Title: Twayne's world authors series, TWAS 672.
Responsibility: by Edmund Reiss.

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As the "last of the Romans and first of the Scholastics," Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius straddles two worlds. More than anyone else he both epitomizes the achievements of classical civilization and provides a bridge between Antiquity and the Middle Ages. No matter whether one focuses on Boehius's thought or his expression, one can hardly help but recognize both his innate worth and his value to the developing modern world. But because what he offers is so rich and varied, one can scarcely hope to make an accurate assessment of his impact on Western Culture.

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