Sedley, David N.

Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdom. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998. - 1 online resource (254 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The Empedoclean opening; CHAPTER 2 Two languages, two worlds; CHAPTER 3 Lucretius the fundamentalist; CHAPTER 4 Epicurus, On nature; CHAPTER 5 Lucretius' plan and its execution; CHAPTER 6 The imprint of Theophrastus; CHAPTER 7 The transformation of book I; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index locorum; General index; Index of modern scholars

This book studies the structure and origins of De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), the great first-century BC poem by Lucretius.

9780511053603 125.00 (NL)


Didactic poetry, Latin.
Latin poetry.
Latin poetry - Greek influences.
Lucretius Carus, Titus.
Philosophy, Ancient, in literature.


Electronic books.

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