[ boh-ee-thee-uhs ]
/ boʊˈi θi əs /
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A·ni·ci·us Man·li·us Sev·e·ri·nus [uh-nish-ee-uhs man-lee-uhs sev-uh-rahy-nuhs], /əˈnɪʃ i əs ˈmæn li əs ˌsɛv əˈraɪ nəs/, a.d. 475?–525?, Roman philosopher and statesman.
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Also Bo·e·tius [boh-ee-shuhs]. /boʊˈi ʃəs/.
Also called Boece.
OTHER WORDS FROM BoethiusBo·e·thi·an, adjective
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How to use Boethius in a sentence
Here we have formal proof that the speaker is Fortune; for this is copied from Boethius, bk.
Fortune says:—'I torne the whirlinge wheel with the torning cercle'; Boethius, bk.
Compare the extract from Boethius already quoted above, at the top of p. 543.
Koch considers that the source of the poem is a passage in Boethius, lib.
This stanza is nearly made up of extracts from Boethius, bk.
British Dictionary definitions for Boethius
/ (bəʊˈiːθɪəs) /
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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