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A Companion to Boethius in the Middle Ages
(2012)
  • Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr.
  • Philip Edward Phillips, Middle Tennessee State University
Abstract
The articles in this volume focus upon Boethius's extant works: his De arithmetica and a fragmentary De musica, his translations and commentaries on logic, his five theological texts, and, of course, his Consolation of Philosophy. They examine the effects that Boethian thought has exercised upon the learning of later generations of scholars—including, to a degree, scholars of the 21st century. The field of Boethian Studies has enjoyed a continuous history of works that treat either the entire Boethian tradition or major aspects of it. This volume offers a comprehensive study, and its construction is systematic, considering Boethius's works both as central to the disciplines that they represent and to the areas of scholarly interest that they influenced, and it is framed by articles on the historical contexts in which those works were produced.
Keywords
  • Boethius,
  • De consolatione philosophiae,
  • Late Antique History,
  • Medieval Philosophy,
  • Happiness,
  • Latin Literature,
  • Vernacular Translations,
  • Scholasticism,
  • Medieval Science
Disciplines
Publication Date
2012
Editor
Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. and Philip Edward Phillips
Publisher
Brill
Series
Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition
ISBN
9789004183544
Citation Information
Noel Harold Kaylor Jr. and Philip Edward Phillips, ed. A Companion to Boethius in the Middle Ages. Leiden: Brill, 2012.