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Titus Lucretius Carus was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the tenets and philosophy  ...

Lucretius | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy


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; and ...

Lucretius (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)


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 ...

The Internet Classics Archive | On the Nature of Things by Lucretius


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 ...

Lucretius | Latin poet and philosopher | Britannica.com


Mar 3, 2011 ... Lucretius, in full Titus Lucretius Carus (flourished 1st century bce) Latin poet and philosopher known for his single, long poem, De rerum natura ...

The Answer Man - The New Yorker


Aug 8, 2011 ... Lucretius, who was born about a century before Christ, was emphatically not our contemporary. He thought that worms were spontaneously ...

Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, BOOK I, line 1


PROEM. Mother of Rome, delight of Gods and men, Dear Venus that beneath the gliding stars. Makest to teem the many-voyaged main. And fruitful lands- for all ...

Lucretius - Wikiquote


Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 BC – 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His major work is De Rerum Natura, On the Nature of Things, which is considered ...

Titus Lucretius Carus - The Information Philosopher


Lucretius is best known for his long poem On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura), which is principally a defense of the ideas of Epicurus, especially the idea ...

Lucretius - Middlebury College: Community Home Page


Article by William Harris, discussing Lucretius' poem and broader issues in the study of ancient science.

Roman poet and philosopher.
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