^"Boethius" has four syllables in English, 英语发音：/boʊˈiːθi.əs/, the o and e are pronounced separately. It is hence traditionally written with a diæresis, viz. "Boëthius", a spelling which has been disappearing due to the limitations of typewriters.
^The name Anicius demonstrated his connection with a noble family of the Lower Empire, while Manlius claims lineage from the Manlii Torquati of the Republic. The name Severinus was given to him in honour of Severinus of Noricum.
^ 3.03.1Hodgkin, Thomas. Italy and Her Invaders. London: Adamant Media Corporation, 2001.