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Lucretius and De rerum natura

Houghton, Herbert Pierrepont

Lucretius and De rerum natura

appreciation and appraisal.

by Houghton, Herbert Pierrepont

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Published in Coimbra, Portugal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUniversidade de Coimbra. Instituto de estudos classicos
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20369997M

    Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99–55 B. C.) is known primarily as the Roman author of the long didactic poem De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things). In it, he set out to explicate the universe, embracing and refuting ideas of the great Greek philosophers. Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) lived ca. 99Â-ca. 55 BCE, but the details of his career are unknown. He is the author of the great didactic poem in hexameters, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things). In six books compounded of solid reasoning, brilliant imagination, and noble poetry, he expounds the scientific theories of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, with the aim of .

      Titus Lucretius Carus was probably born in the early first century B.C., and died in the year Little is known of his life, although two tantalizing bits of gossip were passed on by St. Jerome: that he was poisoned by a madness-inducing aphrodisiac given him by his wife, and that his great poem On the Nature of Things was posthumously edited by : Cengage Learning. LibriVox recording of De Rerum Natura, by Titus Lucretius Carus. Read by Malone. An exposition of Epicurus atomic theory and the ethical tenets based upon it. Drawing upon this materialist philosophy, Lucretius cites the fear of death as the cause of man's ills, and shows the way to freedom from that fear.

      LUCRETIUS, “DE RERUM NATURA” BOOK 3. Posted on 12 May Edited by E.J. Kenney. CUP ( [2 nd ed.]) p/b pp £ (ISBN ) The first edition appeared in , since when there has been much work on Lucretius which K. summarises in a Supplementary Introduction, though with specific focus on Book 3. Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find On the Nature of Things: De rerum natura (X) by Lucretius, Titus.4/5(K).


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De Rerum Natura is Lucretius's majestic elaboration of Greek Epicurean physics and psychology in an epic that unfolds over the course of six books. This sumptuous account of a secular cosmos argues that the soul is mortal, that pleasure is the object of life, and that humanity has free will, among other ideas.5/5(4).

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Reissued to accompany Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve: the epic poem that changed the course of human thought forever. This great poem stands with Virgil's Aeneid Free shipping over $Cited by: TITVS LVCRETIVS CARVS (c.

94 – c. 49 B.C.) DE RERVM NATVRA LIBRI SEX. Liber I: Liber II: Liber III: Liber IV: Liber V: Liber VI: The Latin Library The Classics. sion that the De Rerum Natura, even in iu most scientific discussions, is Itill poetry. I have translated from my own text published in the Bibliotheca Oxoniensi.

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Humphries' admirable and exciting translation makes it easy to grasp the shape and the magnitude of Lucretius' conception. It is a formidable task to put 7, Latin hexameter lines into English verse, but Mr.

Humphries' easy, varied lines are thoroughly readable. (His) greatest success is in persuading the reader to see the poem as a whole, as a single, strange work of. On the Nature of Things By Lucretius. Commentary: Many comments have been posted about On the Nature of Things.

Download: And we ourselves indeed to make this book, And still to seek the nature of the world And set it down, when once discovered, here In these my country's leaves. Thus all pursuits. Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) lived ca. 99–ca. 55 BCE, but the details of his career are is the author of the great didactic poem in hexameters, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things).In six books compounded of solid reasoning, brilliant imagination, and noble poetry, he expounds the scientific theories of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, with the aim of.

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The poem explores Lucretius belief about the gods, humanity, the senses, the world, and the universe, all through the philosophical framework of Epicurus.4/5. On the Nature of Things, long poem written in Latin as De rerum natura by Lucretius that sets forth the physical theory of the Greek philosopher Epicurus.

The title of Lucretius’s work translates that of the chief work of Epicurus, Peri physeōs (On Nature). Read More on This Topic. Lucretius: De rerum natura.

Lucretius’ De rerum natura is one of the relatively few corpora of Greek and Roman literature that is structured in six books.

It is distinguished as well by features that encourage readers to understand it both as a sequence of two groups of three books (1+2+3, 4+5+6) and also as three successive pairs of books (1+2, 3+4, 5+6).

This paper argues that the former organizations Author: Joseph Farrell. naturam rerum mutare et vertere motus. Illud in his rebus non est mirabile, quare, omnia cum rerum primordia sint in motu, summa tamen summa videatur stare quiete, praeter quam siquid proprio dat corpore motus. omnis enim longe nostris ab sensibus infra primorum natura iacet; qua propter, ubi ipsa.

Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 BC c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem "De Rerum Natura" about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism, and which is usually translated into English as On the Nature of Things/5.

De Rerum Natura Lucretius Book 1. Mother of Aeneas and his race, darling of men and Venus, aid me in my work gods, nurturing Venus, a who beneath the smooth-moving heavenly signs fill with yourself the sea fullladen with ships, the earth that bears the crops, since through you every kind of living thing is conceived and rising up looks on the light of the sun: from you, O.

Titus Lucretius Carus (/ ˈ t aɪ t ə s l uː ˈ k r iː ʃ ə s / TY-təs loo-KREE-shəs, Classical Latin: [ˈtɪtʊs lʊˈkreːtɪ.ʊs ]; c. 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the philosophical poem De rerum natura, a didactic work about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism, and which usually is translated into English as On the Era: Hellenistic philosophy.

Lucretius Book 4. Lucretius, Book 4, Latin version. Superstition and the Gods Lucretius, De rerum natura (On the Nature of the Universe) Author: dw04 Created Date: 4/12/ AM File Size: 2MB.Lucretius' On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura in the original Latin) is a long philosophical poem that discusses important aspects of Epicurean thought.

This is .Lucretius on the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura) Books I, II, III and Lines of Book IV Lucretius; Munro, H. A. J. Published by Edwards Brothers, Inc., Ann Arbor (MI).