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Latin, Latin Translation / 17.01.2022

BOETHIUS: "DE CONSOLATIONE PHILOSOPHIAE": BOOK I. Introduction: Having just translated a passage from St. Augustine of Hippo, Sabidius has also realised that he has similarly failed to honour, in his translations, the works of the almost equally renowned Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius (consul in 510 A.D.), whose great work, "The Consolation of Philosophy", which he wrote in prison in 524 A.D., while awaiting the death penalty, was one of the most admired and frequently read books in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Sabidius has therefore put this shortcoming to...