Lucretius On the Nature of the Universe

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Penguin Books, 1951 - Cosmology, Ancient - 256 pages
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User Review  - dham340 - LibraryThing

Read this in preparation for reading "The Swerve" about the discovery of Lucretius' poem. Have to say that it is a difficult read. The translation is not "modern" in any sense. That said, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - fpagan - LibraryThing

A present-day-English translation, of the 7400-line Latin didactic poem _De Rerum Natura_, that's not only metrical (iambic heptameter) but also in rhyming couplets (which I just love). A delight to ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
21
MOVEMENTS AND SHAPES OF ATOMS
60
LIFE AND MIND
96
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