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Vernacular Traditions of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae
(2016)
  • Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr.
  • Philip Edward Phillips, Middle Tennessee State University
Abstract
A collection of essays that explore a wide range of vernacular translations and adaptations of Boethius's masterpiece, The Consolation of Philosophy. Contents include: PREFACE (Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. and Philip Edward Phillips); INTRODUCTION: BOETHIUS: LAST OF THE ROMANS, FIRST OF THE SCHOLASTICS: "Boethius, Last of the Romans" (John Magee) and "Boethius, First of the Scholastics" (Peter King); THE DUTCH, ITALIAN, POLISH, GREEK, HEBREW, AND KOREAN TRADITIONS: "The Dutch Translations of Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae" (Jefferey H. Taylor), "The Reception and Adaptation of Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae in Northern Italy: An Unedited Fourteenth-Century Version" (Serena Lunardi), "Early Polish Echoes and Translations of Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae" (Władysław Witalisz), "Maximos Planudes and his περι παραμυθιας της φιλοσοφιας, Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae Translated into Greek" (Leslie A. Taylor), "The Hebrew Translations of Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae" (Marina L. Gorlach, Jefferey H. Taylor, and Leslie A. Taylor), and "Korean Translations of Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae" (Ji-soo Kang); THE GERMAN TRADITION: "The German Translations of Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae: An Inventory of Translations with Extracts from the Texts" (Christine Hehle and Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr.); THE ENGLISH TRADITION: "The English Tradition of Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae with a Checklist of Translations" (Philip Edward Phillips), "Scribal Interpretations of Genre in the Old English Boethius" (Jonathan Davis-Secord), and "Authorial Self-Identification in the Acrostics of Walton’s Boethius and the Question of John Bonejohn" (Ian Johnson); AN EDITION OF AN ENGLISH MANUSCRIPT: "Boethius’s Comforts and Consolations of Philosophy by Henry Somerset, Duke of Beaufort (1693), British Library, Additional MS 40693B, Introduced and Edited" (Kenneth Hawley). Includes SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY, NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS, and GENERAL INDEX
Keywords
  • Boethius,
  • De consolaione philosophiae,
  • The Consolation of Philosophy
Publication Date
2016
Publisher
Medieval Institute Publications
ISBN
978-1580442169
Citation Information
Noel Harold Kaylor and Philip Edward Phillips. Vernacular Traditions of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae. Kalamazoo, MI(2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/philip_phillips/51/