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Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

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The Consolation of Philosophy Summary

Boethius is despairing while he waits in prison for his execution. Philosophy, embodied in a beautiful woman, comes to show him that his sadness is misguided. In the course of a lengthy discussion, she proves to him that true happiness is found in contemplating God.

Boethius is, at first, reluctant to understand the points Philosophy is trying to make. His misery is quite real to him and has made him forget...

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