The Consolation of Philosophy  

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Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius, written in about the year AD 524. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on Medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great Western work of literature that can be called Classical. It is classified as a Menippean satire, a fusion of allegorical tale, platonic dialogue, and lyrical poetry.

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