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Books beyond borders: fresh findings on Boethius's rception in twelfth-century Scotland

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This essay presents fresh findings on Scotland’s earliest reception of Boethius’s works. It focuses on three twelfth-century Boethian manuscripts with newly identified Scottish provenances: these are two copies of Boethius’s Consolatio Philosophiae and a copy of his Liber Divisione. Taken together, these three witnesses challenge the prevailing theory that Scotland’s reception of Boethius is rooted in Chaucer, vernacular English, and the fifteenth century. Rather, the Scots engaged with Boeth...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Rowman and Littlefield Publishers
Journal:
Medievalia et Humanistica: studies in medieval and renaissance culture More from this journal
Volume:
41
Pages:
7-44
Publication date:
2015-01-01
ISSN:
0076-6127
ISBN:
9781442257962
Pubs id:
pubs:590415
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uuid:1e531bde-9532-4f9e-8312-1b954e0eac69
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pubs:590415
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590415
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2016-01-17

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