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King Alfred"s Old English version of Boethius De consolatione philosophiae

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King Alfred"s Old English version of Boethius De consolatione philosophiae

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited from the MSS., with introduction, critical notes and glossary by Walter John Sedgefield.
ContributionsAlfred, King of England., Sedgefield, W. J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13901965M

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The Old English Boethius: An Edition of the Old English Versions of Boethius's "De Consolatione Philosophiae" (review) Article in Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures 37(1) · January The Consolation of Philosophy of Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius (d. ca. ) had several extraordinary English translators during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, when it was a standard school text and arguably the most influential philosophical work: King Alfred the Great, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Queen Elizabeth I. Alfred’s translation is one of several that he undertook as part of his.

King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of Boethius' De Consolatione Philosophiae (London: ), preface, unnumbered pp. ii and iii. Samuel Fox, King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of the Metres of Boethius (London: William Pickering, ), iii-iv. Preface, iii. This is a garbled, secondhand account. 'The Sources of King Alfred's Translation of Boethius Consolatione' De Philosophiae', Anglia 82 (), 23—57 i,s in many ways a very judicious essay; but it suffers from having appeared in the same year as Otten's book and from the fact that its author was unable to see Schmidt's dissertation or to examine any of the commentaries at first hand.


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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition)Cited by: The Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: De consolatione philosophiae) is a philosophical work by the Roman statesman Boethius, written around the year It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on Medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, as well as the last great Western work of the Classical Period.

The Dialogues of Gregory were perhaps translated by Bishop Werfrith at Alfred’s suggestion, and it is probable that the English version of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History in its original form was also the work of one of the King’s learned priests.

§ 3. The De Consolatione Philosophiae of Boethius. Mar 21,  · King Alfred's Old English version of Boethius De consolatione philosophiae King Alfred's Old English version of Boethius De consolatione philosophiae by Boethius, d. ; Alfred, King of England, ; Sedgefield, Walter John, Publication date UsageFormat: Ebook/DAISY King Alfred's Old English Version of Boethius de Consolatione Philosophiae [Boethius] on spa-hotel-provence.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

ISBN [an edition and facing-page translation of the Old English Boethius, both prose and verse] Sedgefield, Walter John, ed. and trans., King Alfred’s Version of the Consolations of Boethius (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) (PDF) See also. Boece a later English translation of the Consolation of Philosophy by Geoffrey Chaucer.

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melb., b. cantab. Boethius (c. AD). King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of Boethius' De Consolatione Philosophiae with an English Translation and Notes, by Samuel Fox, ed. J.S. Cardale. London: William Pickering, Chancery Lane, King Alfred's Old English Version of Boethius de Consolatione Philosophiae by Walter John Sedgefield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Old English Series Cambridge, Ontario Preface This work of King AlfredÕs is an Anglo-Saxon version of a work entitled, De Consolatione Philosophi¾, which was written in the sixth century by Manlius Severinus Boethius, a Roman whose attainments and KING ALFRED was translator of this book, and turned it from book Latin into English.

The Old English Boethius An Edition of the Old English Versions of Boethius's De Consolatione Philosophiae Edited by Malcolm Godden and Susan Irvine. Comprehensive scholarly edition of the two Old English versions of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy.

The first volume begins with a select but extensive bibliography and a chapter briefly and clearly explaining the history of and relationships between Boethius's De Consolatione Philosophiae and the Old English (OE) versions. A detailed description of the manuscripts of the OE Boethius follows.

PROEM []. King Alfred was the interpreter of this book, and turned it from book Latin into English, as it is now done. Now he set forth word by word, now sense from sense, as clearly and intelligently as he was able, in the various and manifold worldly cares that oft troubled him both in mind and in body.

course the book of Job, which is a dramatic poem entirely devoted to the subject. The New Testament contains much teaching on the same question. Among the Greeks the tragedians and later philosophers delighted in working out its problems.

But from the sixth to the seventeenth centuries of our era the De Consolatione of Boethius, in its. King Alfred's Translation of Boethius' De Consolatione Philosophiae: An Investigation of the Dialect of the The extant Old English version of Boethius' work, De Gonsolatione Philosophiae is recorded in three manu¬ scripts, in part only, and in one paper transcript.

Alfred, King of England, King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon version of Boethius De consolatione philosophiae: with a literal English translation, notes, and glossary, (London, H. Bohn, ), also by Boethius, trans. by Martin Farquhar Tupper and Samuel Fox (page images at HathiTrust).

Boethius and The Consolation of Philosophy. For some years across the European Middle Ages, one philosophy book was prized above any other. Present in every educated person’s library, it was titled in Latin De Consolatione Philosophiae or, as we know it in English today, The Consolation of spa-hotel-provence.comns appeared in all the large European languages, Chaucer translated it into.

Sep 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of De consolatione philosophiae book by Boethius. ‘Why else does slippery Fortune change So much, and punishment more fit For crime oppress the innocent? Written in prison before his brutal execution in ADFree shipping over $Cited by: 4.Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy, written in Latin around A.D., was to become one of the most influential literary texts of the Middle Ages.

The Old English prose translation and adaptation which was produced around and claims to be by King Alfred was one of the earliest signs of its importance and use, and the subsequent rewriting of parts as verse show an interest in rivalling.Boethius’s most popular book is The Consolation of Philosophy.

The Old English Boethius: with Verse Prologues and Epilogues Associated with King Alfred by. Boethius, Ad Recencionem Boetianarum Lucubrationum Facem Pr ferentibus Editionibus Variis Quarum Una, Librorum Scilicet de .