Boethius, -524

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Boethius was a member of the Roman aristocracy who became expert in logic, mathematics, music, theology and philosophy. He was appointed to high office under Theodoric and executed for political reasons in 524/5. Boethius' "Arithmetica" served as an important textbook in the medieval educational program of the Quadrivium.

From the description of De Arithmetica [manuscript]. [13--]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225841632

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creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. Incipit arithmeticha boetij. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. [Theoretical treatises] [microform]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. Boecii philosophie : manuscript, [between 1450 and 1500]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. Sententiarii de Consolatione Philosophiae [manuscript] ca. 1460. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. [De institutione musica, glossed. I-III] [microform]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. [Boetii Libri duo De institutione arithmetica] [microform]. Saint Louis University - Main Campus, Pius XII Memorial Library
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creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. De institutione musica : manuscript [stats] [19--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
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creatorOf Aristotle. [Meteora, translation of William of Moerbeke]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. De institutione musica libri V [microform] / Boethius. Princeton University Library
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creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. [Music theory treatises] [microform]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Aristotle. Topica : Manuscript, England(?) and Flanders, [1240-1260]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. De institutione musica : manuscript, [ca. 1450] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Boethius, d. 524. De consolatione philosophiae [microform] / Boethius ; Ms. Hunter 279, Bibliotheca Hunteriana Glasguensis. Libraries Australia
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Australia--Victoria
New Zealand
New York (State)--New York
Italy--Milan
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Manuscripts, Latin
Happiness--Early works to 1800
Arithmetic--Early works to 1900
Music, Greek and Roman--Early works to 1800
Music theory--Early works to 1800
Church calendar
Music theory--History--500-1400
Music theory--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Philosophy and religion--Early works to 1800
Theology Early works to 1800
Education--Philosophy
Philosophy and religion
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)--Facsimiles
Philosophy, Medieval
Boethius--d. 524
Manuscripts, French--Facsimiles
Theology--History--Early church, ca. 30-600
Happiness
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern
Manuscripts, Medieval
Christian life
Mysticism--History--Early church, ca. 30-600
Liturgies--Manuscripts
Theology, Doctrinal--Early church, ca. 30-600
Music theory--500-1400--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, French
Arithmetic--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)--Wellington--Facsimiles
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Birth 0480

Death 0524

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