a. boethius

Boethius

[boh-ee-thee-uhs]
noun
Anicius Manlius Severinus [uh-nish-ee-uhs man-lee-uhs sev-uh-rahy-nuhs] , a.d. 475?–525?, Roman philosopher and statesman.
Also, Boetius [boh-ee-shuhs] .
Also called Boece.

Boethian, adjective
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Boethius (bəʊˈiːθɪəs)
 
n
Anicius Manlius Severinus (əˈnɪsɪəs ˈmænlɪəs ˌsɛvəˈraɪnəs). ?480--?524 ad, Roman philosopher and statesman, noted particularly for his work De Consolatione Philosophiae. He was accused of treason and executed by Theodoric

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