Roman poet and philosopher.
Virtually nothing is known about the life of Lucretius. He was probably a member
of the aristocratic gens Lucretia, and his work shows an intimate knowledge of ...
Of Lucretius' life remarkably little is known: he was an accomplished poet; he
lived during the first century BC; he was devoted to the teachings of Epicurus;
Aug 4, 2004 ... Titus Lucretius Carus (died mid to late 50s BCE) was an Epicurean poet of the
late Roman republican era. His six-book Latin hexameter poem ...
Jerome gives the date of 94 B.C. for the birth of Lucretius
and says that he committed suicide at the age of 44. Jerome also says Luretius wrote the work between bouts of madness. This is considered gossip rather than fact, but we have very little factual information. ... More »
Lucretius. Of all the great Latin writers, we know least about Titus Lucretius Carus
, author of the philosophical poem On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura).
Lucretius, in full Titus Lucretius Carus (flourished 1st century bce), Latin poet and
philosopher known for his single, long poem, De rerum natura (On the Nature ...
On the Nature of Things By Lucretius Written 50 B.C.E. Translated by William
Ellery Leonard. On the Nature of Things has been divided into the following ...
Written 50 B.C.E by Lucretius. Verse translation by William Ellery Leonard.
Aug 8, 2011 ... Lucretius, who was born about a century before Christ, was emphatically not our
contemporary. He thought that worms were spontaneously ...