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Lucretius': De Rerum Natura

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ISBN13: 9780941051217
ISBN10: 0941051218
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English translation of Classic Latin text with notes, introduction, glossary of key terms. .An outstanding translation of the complete poem which adheres faithfully to the text, with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas. Includes intro, notes, outline and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced to use throughout the poem.

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This text is a translation of Lucretius’ poem which adheres faithfully to the text, yet with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas. Includes an introductory essay, notes, and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced for use throughout the poem.

About the Author

Walter Englert is the Omar and Althea Hoskins Professor of Classical Studies at Reed College in Oregon. He earned his PhD at Stanford University, and has published on aspects of Epicureanism, Stoicism and Roman Philosophy.

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g. , June 11, 2007 (view all comments by g. )
not high scholarship, nor carefully traslated for the modern humanist/deist/freethinker who wants more than the poetry.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780941051217
Subtitle:
De Rerum Natura
Author:
Englert, Walter
Author:
Lucretius
Publisher:
Focus
Location:
Newburyport, MA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy, ancient
Subject:
Didactic poetry, Latin
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus philosophical library
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
20020201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.6 in 0.81 lb

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This text is a translation of Lucretius’ poem which adheres faithfully to the text, yet with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas. Includes an introductory essay, notes, and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced for use throughout the poem.
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