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Reading Boethius in Medieval England: The Consolation of Philosophy from Alfred to Ashby


This chapter provides a holistic overview of the reception of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy in medieval England, from the Old English Boethius to George Ashby’s A Prisoner’s Reflections, as well as chapter summaries for the essays in The Legacy of Boethius in Medieval England: The Consolation and its Afterlives.

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