Roman poet and philosopher.
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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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 8, 2011 ... Lucretius, who was born about a century before Christ, was emphatically not our
contemporary. He thought that worms were spontaneously ...
Stephen Greenblatt traces the influence of Lucretius, through De Rerum Natura,
on modern thought.
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