Monica R. Gale's Oxford Readings in Lucretius (Oxford Readings in Classical PDF

By Monica R. Gale

This e-book gathers jointly one of the most very important and influential scholarly articles of the final sixty to seventy years (three of that are translated into English the following for the 1st time) at the Roman poet Lucretius. Lucretius' philosophical epic, the De Rerum Natura or at the Nature of the Universe (c.55 BC), seeks to persuade its reader of the validity of the rationalist theories of the Hellenistic philosopher Epicurus. The articles collected
in this quantity discover Lucretius' poetic and argumentative approach from a number of views, and likewise contemplate the poem in terms of its philosophical and literary milieux, and to the values and beliefs of up to date Roman society. All quotations in Latin or Greek are translated.

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