Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 April 2009

1,248 Pages | 4 black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199259663

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The Old English Boethius

An Edition of the Old English Versions of Boethius's De Consolatione Philosophiae

Malcolm Godden and Susan Irvine

  • Comprehensive scholarly edition of the two Old English versions of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy - one of the most influential literary works of the Middle Ages
  • The second, prose-and-verse version of the Consolation is published here for the first time
  • Includes a Modern English translation of both versions, a full editorial introduction, detailed commentary, textual notes, and glossary

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