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a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason

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(5) Yet the "prisoner Boethius" is probably as much a literary figment as is "Dame Philosophy"; see Kaylor 1992, 14.
It was just as Boethius knew; it was a world in transition.
Answering those questions leads to consideration of the imagination and pleasure as preoccupations in A Dialogue and of its relations to Boethius' The Consolation of Philosophy and to Vives' Fabula de Bomine.
While jailed, Boethius composed his Consolation of Philosophy, a philosophical treatise on fortune, death, and other issues, which became one of the most popular and influential works of the Middle Ages.
In its structure, then, Boethius' work is an anagogic eikon which formally depicts its content.
She looks at Boethius and Dietrich Bonhoeffer as philosophers and theologians writing in defense of their ideas, and Thomas More and Antonio Gramsci as politicians in dialogue with established concepts of church and state.
Dr Kotoub, who trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London and received his MA from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, explained that although music therapy has been used since antiquity both Plato and Boethius discussed the healing power of music modern medicine has been slow to embrace its uses.
Clare's High Sheriff of the time, Boethius Clancy, rescued parts of the ship and its decorative carvings and had them made into a grand refectory table.
In this paper, I will engage with Tolkien's critical understanding of ofermod and other critical understandings, and discuss the use of the word and its derivatives throughout Anglo-Saxon literature, focusing especially on the little-noted occurrence of the term in the Anglo-Saxon translation of Boethius. I will then trace Tolkien's creative use of the theme in both his tales of Middle-earth and his pastiche of The Battle of Maldon to establish the patterns of its temptation, attraction, use, and effect in his work before tracing these same patterns in The Fall of Arthur, establishing this concern as his motivation for the Celtic hero.
Jodie, who saw her younger rival Isabel Williams, 20, from the Vale of Glamorgan snatch her All Wales Ladies' title, was seen at her best during the season when winning on horses such as PatrickTom Boru, Kelsey, Boethius and Ann Scott.
His research has concentrated on philosophy and literature in late antiquity, and his books include Plotinus' Philosophy of the Self (1973), Augustine's Philosophy of Mind (1987), The Poetry of Boethius (1991), Augustine's City of God: A Reader's Guide (2004), and Days Linked by Song: Prudentius' Cathemerinon (2012).
AE: Besides your work on analytic philosophy of religion, you have a long track record of scholarship on classical Christian authors such as Boethius (2) and Aquinas (3).
"Nothing is miserable unless you think it so; and on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it." - Boethius
In book 3 of his Consolation of Philosophy, Boethius begins by proposing that when all men seek after happiness, what they are seeking is a means to self-sufficiency--"there is nothing which can so well complete happiness as a state abounding in all good things, needing nothing from outside, but wholly self-sufficing." (16) First among the ways to such happiness is the quest for wealth.