Project Status: Complete

This synoptic edition of Boethius’ De Consolatione Philosophiae aims to provide to new readers with a text that is both accessible and enlightening: accessible in the sense that while the original Latin is provided, so is a modern English translation which may be read parallel to to the original. This will allow the casual learner of Latin to more easily appreciate the beauty of Boethius’ poetry, or simply enjoy the wide range of translations provided.

Resource details:

Resource Type: Text: MedievalText: Modern

License: No FeeUnknown

Modern Language: EnglishLatin

Medieval content details:

Dates: 500 - 1600

Latin: lat 524 A.D. Old German: ger Notker ca. 950-1022 A.D. Old French: (fra Simon de Freine ca. 1189-1200) fra Jean de Meun ca. 1300 Middle English: eng Chaucer 1343-1400 A.D. Renaisannce English: eng Elizabeth 1593 A.D.

Subject: Philosophy, Theology

Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: LiteratureTextual Evidence

Geopolitical Region: Europe

Original Language: EnglishFrenchGermanLatinMiddle EnglishOld EnglishOld French (12-13C)

Medieval Creators: Boethius, Ancius