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[boh-ee-thee-uh s] /boʊˈi θi əs/
Anicius Manlius Severinus
[uh-nish-ee-uh s man-lee-uh s sev-uh-rahy-nuh s] /əˈnɪʃ i əs ˈmæn li əs ˌsɛv əˈraɪ nəs/ (Show IPA),
a.d. 475?–525? Roman philosopher and statesman.
Also, Boetius
[boh-ee-shuh s] /boʊˈi ʃəs/ (Show IPA)
Also called Boece.
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Boethian, adjective Unabridged
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  • When the boethian metres make their appearance in Anglo-Saxon poetic dress, they are considerably expanded.

  • The translator of the boethian Metres has taken occasion to bring in this heathen god, whose cult (it seems) was still too active.

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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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