TERMS: autobiography, theodicy
THEMES: The transfer of the imperial capital from Rome to Ravenna. The Ostrogothic culture of Theodoric. The downfall and execution of Boethius. The absence of Christian references in the Consolation. Monistic pathos and the structure of Lady Philosophy's arguments. The transmission of Christian Latin culture to northern Europe.
READINGS: The Consolation of Philosophy
IMAGES RELATED TO BOETHIUS AND CONSOLATION