Mathematician:Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius
Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher, who produced editions of some mathematical works which survived to be used throughout Medieval Europe.
Although widely cited as a great scholar, as a mathematician he appears to have been mediocre.
- Born: about 480 in or near Rome, Kingdom of Odoacer in the Byzantine Empire (now Italy)
- Died: 524 in Pavia, Ostrogothic Kingdom in the Gothic Empire (now Italy)
- c. 500: De Arithmetica ("On Arithmetic") (an adapted translation of the Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa)
- c. 510: De Musica ("On Music") (based on a lost work by Nicomachus of Gerasa and on Claudius Ptolemy's Harmonica
- A treatise on geometry, extant only in fragments, which appears to be a translation of book $I$ of Euclid's The Elements
Logic and Philosophy
- Porphyry's Isagoge
- In Categorias Aristotelis (Aristotle's Categories)
- De interpretatione vel periermenias (Aristotle's De Interpretatione)
- Interpretatio priorum Analyticorum (two versions): (Aristotle's Prior Analytics)
- Interpretatio Topicorum Aristotelis: Aristotle's Topics
- Interpretatio Elenchorum Sophisticorum Aristotelis: Aristotle's Sophistical Refutations
- c. 504 -- 505: In Isagogen Porphyrii commenta (based on a translation by Marius Victorinus).
- 507 -- 509: In Isagogen Porphyrii commenta (based on Boethius' own translation (507–509).
- c. 509 -- 511:In Categorias Aristotelis
- not before 513: In librum Aristotelis de interpretatione Commentaria minora
- c. 515 -- 516: In librum Aristotelis de interpretatione Commentaria majora
- c. 520 -- 523: In Aristotelis Analytica Priora
- Commentaria in Topica Ciceronis (incomplete: the end the sixth book and the seventh are missing)
- 505 -- 506: De syllogismo cathegorico
- 515 -- 520? De divisione
- 516 -- 522: De hypotheticis syllogismis
- c. 522 -- 523: De topicis differentiis
- c. 523: Introductio ad syllogismos cathegoricos
- Opuscula Sacra (Theological Treatises)
- c. 520 -- 521: De Trinitate
- Utrum Pater et Filius et Spiritus Sanctus de divinitate substantialiter praedicentur (Whether Father and Son and Holy Spirit are Substantially Predicated of the Divinity)
- Quomodo substantiae in eo quod sint bonae sint cum non sint substantialia bona [also known as De hebdomadibus] (How Substances are Good in that they Exist, when They are not Substantially Good)
- De fide Catholica
- Contra Eutychen et Nestorium (Against Eutyches and Nestorius)
- 524 -- 525De consolatione Philosophiae
Also known as
He is usually referred to as Boethius.
- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive