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LUCRETIUS
DE RERUM NATURA
EPICURUS
PHILOSOPHER
POET
EPIC
COMMENTARY
LUCRETIUS POEM
CENTURY BC
JEROME
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Definitions

  1. Lucretius is a general-purpose Classical Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulation program, which is written initially for our own research.
  2. Lucretius: A bit of trivia.
  3. Lucretius is a poet of reality.
  4. Lucretius is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon. (Web site)
  5. Lucretius is a proof, if any were needed, that Epicureanism is compatible with nobility of soul. (Web site)

Lucretius

  1. Lucretius, On the Nature of Things (LCL), a latin verse summary of Epicurus. (Web site)
  2. In it he explains his version of epicureanism, taken from Epicurus and tweaked by Lucretius himself.
  3. Still, as the contemporary of Lucretius, his estimates of Epicureanism in Rome are full of interest.
  4. The versifier of Epicurus' prose treatise, On Nature, Lucretius is a fascinating interpreter of a fascinating philosophical doctrine, atomism.
  5. A second Epicurean argument against the fear of death, the so-called 'symmetry argument,' is recorded by the Epicurean poet Lucretius. (Web site)

De Rerum Natura

  1. This is a superb edition of Lucretius De Rerum Natura 2.1-332 and of great value to all Lucretius scholars. (Web site)
  2. However, the only certain fact of Lucretius' life is that he was either a friend or a client of Gaius Memmius, to whom he dedicated De Rerum Natura. (Web site)

Epicurus

  1. After the death of Epicurus, its main proponent was the Roman Lucretius.
  2. Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 94 BC- ca. 49 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. (Web site)
  3. Lucretius praised Epicurus for venturing in the mind to infinity and crushing superstition beneath his feet. (Web site)
  4. The idea that Epicurus entrusted his texts to the Mother of the Gods strikes me as an attractive parallel to Lucretius' opening proem to Venus. (Web site)
  5. Titus Lucretius Carus (c 99-55 BCE) is known as the author of the poem, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things). (Web site)

Philosopher

  1. Lucretius stands out as the first and last Roman philosopher worthy of the name. (Web site)
  2. Lucretius burns with devotion to the Greek philosopher Epicurus, whom he regards as the savior of humanity.

Poet

  1. Lucretius, the great Latin didactic poet.
  2. Lucretius to Foosi: Yes. Capitalism and a minimilalst government.
  3. Readings in poets of period, including Catullus, Lucretius, and others.
  4. The essay is to be published in the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Lucretius (ed. (Web site)
  5. Throughout this work, Bergson commends Lucretius not only as a poet of genius, but also as an inspired and "singularly original" thinker. (Web site)

Epic

  1. So the influence of Lucretius- poetry is not in doubt. (Web site)
  2. It is to be noted that it is the Muse of epic poetry, Calliope, whom Lucretius invoked at 6.92-95.
  3. In Rome, Lucretius was the school's greatest proponent, composing On the Nature of Things, an epic poem, in six books, designed to recruit new members.

Commentary

  1. This is not to say that Lucretius can be read as a pristine poetic translation of Epicurus. (Web site)
  2. It would be hard to imagine a better commentary on this section of Lucretius' poem. (Web site)
  3. No matter what one's view of Lucretius is, though, one will find much to thank Don Fowler for in this magnificent commentary. (Web site)

Lucretius Poem

  1. Lucretius believed that atoms are eternal.
  2. To the southwest of Lucretius lies the Fridman crater. (Web site)
  3. Lucretius shows how the soul is as mortal as the body, and perishes with it.
  4. The soul in both aspects can be shown to be corporeal, Lucretius argues. (Web site)
  5. The inquiry into genre found Virgil alluding to Theocritus, Lucretius, and Hesiod. (Web site)

Century Bc

  1. When Lucretius wrote On the Nature of the Universe Rome was experiencing political disorder. (Web site)
  2. He was a widely appealing figure in Rome during the 1st century BC; the poet-philosopher Lucretius based his work on Epicurus's thought.
  3. Although the Roman Lucretius (first century BC) rejects design arguments, he retains the notion of a vital force and holds to another kind of teleology. (Web site)

Jerome

  1. According to Jerome, Lucretius was born in 94 BC, and died at the age of 43.
  2. Jerome states that after Lucretius- death Cicero -emended- (emendavit) his work. (Web site)

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