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De rerum natura. V

De rerum natura. V

Author: Titus Lucretius Carus; Monica Gale
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Oxbow Books, ©2009.
Series: Classical texts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

For a work written more than two thousand years ago, in a society in many ways quite alien to our own, Lucretius' De Rerum Natura contains much of striking, even startling, contemporary relevance.

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Genre/Form: Didactic poetry, Latin
Electronic books
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lucretius Carus, Titus.
De rerum natura. V.
Oxford [England] : Oxbow Books, ©2009
Named Person: Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Titus Lucretius Carus; Monica Gale
ISBN: 9781800346567 1800346565
OCLC Number: 649146121
Language Note: Parallel Latin and English text with introduction and commentary in English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 222 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of illustrations Preface Abbreviations Introduction I. Lucretius and the Late Republic II. Epicurus and his Philosophy III. The Didactic Epic IV. De Rerum Natura V Cosmology and Human Prehistory V. Language and Style VI. The Transmission of the text Note on references to the Presocratic Philosophers De Rerum Natura V Commentary Bibliography
Series Title: Classical texts.
Other Titles: De rerum natura.
De rerum natura five
Responsibility: Lucretius ; edited with translation and commentary by Monica R. Gale.


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