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On the nature of things

Author: Titus Lucretius Carus; Martin Ferguson Smith
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Pub., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martin Ferguson Smith's work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded. However, his 1969 translation of De Rerum Natura --long out of print--is virtually unknown. Readers will share our excitement in the discovery of this accurate and fluent prose rendering. For this edition, Professor Smith provides a revised translation, new Introduction, headnotes and bibliography.
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Poetry
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Lucretius Carus, Titus.
On the nature of things.
Indianapolis : Hackett Pub., ©2001
(DLC) 2001026403
(OCoLC)46959766
Named Person: Epicurus; Titus Lucretius Carus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Titus Lucretius Carus; Martin Ferguson Smith
ISBN: 9781603847773 1603847774
OCLC Number: 779161803
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 224 pages)
Contents: Dedication; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Lucretius; 2. On the Nature of Things; 3. Epicurus and Epicureanism; 4. The Structure of Lucretius' Poem; Suggestions for Further Reading; Abbreviations and Conventions; On the Nature of Things; Book One; Book Two; Book Three; Book Four; Book Five; Book Six; Index; About M.F. Smith.
Other Titles: De rerum natura.
Responsibility: Lucretius ; translated, with introduction and notes, by Martin Ferguson Smith.

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Martin Ferguson Smith's work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded. However, his 1969 translation of De Rerum Natura --long out of print--is virtually unknown. Readers will share our  Read more...

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