Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

about 480 - 524

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Boethius was a Roman mathematician and philosopher who wrote texts on geometry and arithmetic which were used for many centuries during a time when mathematical achievement in Europe was at a remarkable low.
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List of References (14 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Boethius

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Boethius
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Lunar featuresCrater Boethius
Planetary featuresCrater Boethius on Mercury


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. J J O'Donnell A life of Boethius
  1. The Boethius Society
  2. University of Virginia A translation of De consolatione philosophiae

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