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 (bō-ē′thē-əs), Anicius Manlius Severinus ad 480?-524?
Roman philosopher and mathematician. Imprisoned on charges of treason, he wrote his greatest work, The Consolation of Philosophy, an investigation of destiny and free will, while awaiting his execution.
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Boethius

(bəʊˈiːθɪəs)
n
(Biography) 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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Bo•e•thi•us

(boʊˈi θi əs)

n.
Anicius Manlius Severinus, A.D. 475?–525?, Roman philosopher and statesman.
Bo•e′thi•an, adj.
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Noun1.Boethius - a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
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