Lucretius On the Nature of the Universe

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Penguin Books, 1951 - Cosmology, Ancient - 256 pages
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User Review  - serogers02 - LibraryThing

I thoroughly disliked this book, both the text and the translation. The arrogant tone made it extremely difficult to get through, and it was not helped by versed, rhyming poetry. The honey on the cup ... Read full review

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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

I read the Frank Copley translation, and found his notes and introduction quite useful. The poem itself is exceedingly strange and seems surprisingly modern in certain places (though decidedly less so in others). Glad to have finally read it, though; I can see why it's stood the test of time. Read full review

Contents

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