This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Boethius was a Roman senator who rose to high office under the Gothic king Theoderic the Great. He translated into Latin all he knew of Plato and Aristotle, and was profoundly interested in the issues of theology and philosophy. The Consolations were written while he awaited the execution of a tyrannical death sentence. The Consolations of Philosophy have been translated into English by King Alfred, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Queen Elizabeth I. This scholarly study by Henry Chadwick, the first this century since the War, has stimulated new interest in these remarkable works. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: The Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius, whose English translators include King Alfred, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Queen Elizabeth I, ranks among the most remarkable books to be written by a prisoner awaiting the execution of a tyrannical death sentence. Its interpretation is bound up with his other writings on mathematics and music, on Aristotelian and propositional logic, and on central themes of Christian dogma. Chadwick begins by tracing the career of Boethius, a Roman rising to high office under the Gothic King Theoderic the Great, and suggests that his death may be seen as a cruel by-product of Byzantine ambitions to restore Roman imperial rule after its elimination in the West in AD 476. Subsequent chapters examine in detail his educational programme in the liberal arts designed to avert a threatened collapse of culture and his ambition to translate into Latin everything he could find on Plato and Aristotle. Boethius has been called 'last of the Romans, first of the scholastics'. This book is the first major study in English of a writer who was of critical importance in the history of thought.
Über den Autor: Henry Chadwick, formerly Master, Peterhouse, Cambridge.
Buchbeschreibung Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1990. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Good. 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.75". Binding is not tight. Light creases along the spine. Book gets wide open between pages 242 and 243. No markings on text or images. Minor wear along the edges. Some rubbing wear to covers. Small sticker damage at heel of spine. Book may contain some residual odor from prior storage. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 110082
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, USA 1990-11-08, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: good. 0198265492. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 518160
Buchbeschreibung Clarendon Press, Fairlawn, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1990. Soft Cover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Third Printing. Trade paperback in near fine condition. Flawless copy with slightest of edgewear to cover. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 005654
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GD-009-29-6491106
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: New. Clarendon Press, 1990. 328p. Paperback. Series: Clarendon Paperbacks. Condition: New Print on Demand. Printed on Demand. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 37806
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020198265492
Buchbeschreibung Clarendon Pr, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: Brand New. reprint edition. 8.75x5.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers zk0198265492
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, USA, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0198265492
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: Like New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P010198265492
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 1990. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0198265492