The Fate of Fortune in the Middle Ages

The Fate of Fortune in the Middle Ages : The Boethian Tradition

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  • Paperback | 191 pages
  • 161.04 x 238.76 x 12.19mm | 370g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English
  • 9004085440
  • 9789004085442

Table of contents

Preface

1. Introduction
2. The Roman Tradition of fortune and the Patristic Reinterpretation
3. Boethius' Interpretation of fortuna
4. fortuna int he Early Latin Commentaries on the Consoloatio
5. Alfred's Adaption of Boethian fortuna
6. Notker's Exegetical Interpretation of fortuna
7. The Metaphysics of fortuna

Bibliography
Index
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Review quote

'...a model treatment of an important concept.'
John J. Contreni, Speculum, 1991.
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