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A most satisfying book: Boethius ,a Consolation of Philosophy

Boetius de philosophico consolatu, siue, De consolatio[n]e philosophi[a]e

Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy… 1,128 more words

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Boethius: Late Roman/Early Medieval (c. 480–524/525)

Book I

While I was pondering thus in silence, and using my pen to set down so tearful a complaint, there appeared standing over my head a woman’s form, whose countenance was full of majesty, whose eyes shone as with fire and in power of insight surpassed the eyes of men, whose colour was full of life, whose strength was yet intact though she was so full of years that none would ever think that she was subject to such age as ours. 1,593 more words

John Mark Reynolds

An Essay on the Wheels of God

Did you know that Geoffrey Chaucer was a Christian? Did you know that he later wrote a recantation of his works except for his moral writings? 2,328 more words

Shadows of the True Light

No human being desires to be filled with misery or overcome with sorrow. In his Consolation of Philosophy, Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius analyzes this desire for happiness that is proper to every man. 1,149 more words


Chaucer'S Translation Of Boethius'S 'De Consolatione DjVu

Chaucer’s’Boece’ Englisht from Boethius’s “De consolatione philosophiæ.” (1886) by Boethius, d. 524,Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 tr,Morris, Richard, ed and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at AbeBooks. 451 more words



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et veris elegi fletibus ora rigant.
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Labor’s $40m promise for Melbourne tram route

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Bill Shorten