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Lucretius Carus, Titus

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Works: 2,890 works in 9,378 publications in 8 languages and 75,906 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Didactic poetry, Latin  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Concordances 
Roles: Editor, Other, Originator, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PA6483.E5, 871.01
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Titi Lucretii Cari de rerum natura libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
976 editions published between 1486 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 5,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the nature of things by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
160 editions published between 1876 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titus Lucretius Carus was probably born in the early first century B.C., and he died in the year 55. Writing in the waning days of the Roman Republic - as Rome's politics grew individualistic and treacherous, its high-life wanton, its piety introspective and morbid - Lucretius sets forth a rational and materialistic view of the world which offers a retreat into a quiet community of wisdom and friendship
De rerum natura by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
153 editions published between 1867 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LUCRETIUS (Titus Lucretius Carus) lived from c. 99-c. 55 B.C., 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 dispelling fear of the gods and fear of death and so enabling man to attain peace of mind and happiness. In Book 1 he establishes the general principles of the atomic system, refutes the views of rival physicists, and proves the infinity of the universe and of its two ultimate constituents, matter and void. In Book 2 he explains atomic movement, the variety of atomic shapes, and argues that the atoms lack colour, sensation, and other secondary qualities. In Book 3 he expounds the nature and composition of mind and spirit, proves their mortality, and argues that there is nothing to fear in death. Book 4 explains the nature of sensation and thought, and ends with an impressive account of sexual love. Book 5 describes the nature and formation of our world, astronomical phenomena, the beginnings of life on earth, and the development of civilization. In Book 6 the poet explains various atmospheric and terrestrial phenomena, including thunder, lightning, earthquakes, volcanoes, the magnet, and plagues. The whole work presents the age-long problem of religion and science; and throughout the interest is maintained by the importance of the subject, and the fervour and poetry of the author
Lucretius: On the nature of things ; and, The Discourses of Epictetus ; and, The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
75 editions published between 1851 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the nature of the universe by Titus Lucretius Carus ( )
20 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melville translates this poem in a style which is both accurate and poetical, and in language accessible to the modern reader. The Introduction gives full details of the little that is known of Lucretius' life and background in 1st century BCE Rome, and also of the Epicurean philosophy that was his inspiration. It also explores why the issues Lucretius' poem raises about the scientific and poetical views of the world continue to be important. The Explanatory Notes explain all references for the non-classicist, and attempt to situate Lucretius' scientific theories within the thought of his time and subsequent scientific discoveries
The way things are: the De rerum natura of Titus Lucretius Carus by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
15 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De la nature = De rerum natura : texte original by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
222 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De rerum natura libri sex; quintum recensuit Joseph Martin by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
222 editions published between 1540 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucretius on the nature of the universe by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the Nature of the Universe offers us a great poet's interpretation of Epicurean science and philosophy
On the nature of the universe by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
53 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lucretius's On the Nature of the Universe is an important example of a popular genre of ancient literature, didactic poetry. The purpose of this genre is to give instruction to the reader on various topics ranging from farming to philosophy. Lucretius's purpose is to explain Epicureanism to his readers and win them over as followers of this philosophy. Because of the scope of Lucretius's poem, which includes both the origin and dissolution of the universe, and also on account of its meter (dactylic hexameter as in the Iliad), it may be called an epic, but not in the same sense as the heroic narratives of Homer and Vergil" -- by Roger Dunkle, Brooklyn College, c1986
The nature of things by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titus Lucretius Carus, his six books of Epicurean philosophy done into English verse, with notes. By T. Creech by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
43 editions published between 1619 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucretius, de rerum natura by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
105 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De rerum natura V by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De rerum natura by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
46 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De rerum natura = The poem on nature by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucretius: The way things are ; The discourses of Epictetus ; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius ; Plotinus: The six Enneads by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucretius: Of the nature of things : a metrical translation by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
5 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvæ, or, The second part of Poetical miscellanies by John Dryden ( Book )
10 editions published between 1685 and 1693 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lvcreti De rervm natvra libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus ( Book )
34 editions published between 1898 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Caro, T. Lucrecio (Tito Lucrecio)
Caro, Tito L. v94-v55
Carus, Titus L. v94-v55
Carus, Titus Lucretius.
Carus, Titus Lucretius, 94-55 aC
Carus, Titus Lucretius v94-v55
Kar, Tit Lukrecije
Kārs, Tits Lukrēcijs
Lucr.
Lucrèce.
Lucrèce (0098?-0055 av.J.C.).
Lucrèce, 94-55 aC
Lucrèce, c.97-55 v. Chr.
Lucrèce, c:a 95 f.Kr.-55 f.Kr.
Lucrèce, ca 97-55 př. Kr.
Lucrèce de Rome v94-v55
Lucrèce Philosophe v94-v55
Lucrèce Poète v94-v55
Lucrèce v94-v55
Lucreci
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Lucrecio
Lucrecio, 94-55 aC
Lucrecio Caro, T.
Lucrecio Caro, T. (Tito)
Lucrecio Caro, Tito, 94-55 aC
Lucrecius Carius, Titus
Lucreti Cari, T.
Lucretius.
Lucretius, 94-55 aC
Lucretius, c.97-55 v. Chr.
Lucretius, c:a 95 f.Kr.-55 f.Kr.
Lucretius Carus.
Lucretius Carus, T.
Lucretius Carus, Titus
Lucretius Carus Titus 0097?-0055 av. J.-C.
Lucretius Carus, Titus, 94-55 aC
Lucretius Carus, Titus, c.97-55 v. Chr.
Lucretius Carus, Titus v94-v55
Lucretius Carus v94-v55
Lucretius Dichter v94-v55
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Lucretius, Titus C. v94-v55
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Lucrez
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Lucrezio, 94-55 aC
Lucrezio, c.97-55 v. Chr.
Lucrezio Caro.
Lucrezio Caro, T. v94-v55
Lucrezio Caro, Tito
Lucrezio Caro, Tito, 97-55 a.C
Lucrezio Caro, Tito, c.97-55 v. Chr.
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Lukrecjusz.
Lukrecjusz Karus, Tytus
Lukretius Karus, Titus
Lukret︠s︡iĭ Kar, Tit
Lukrez.
Lukrez, c.97-55 v. Chr.
Lukrez v94-v55
T. Lucretius Carus.
Tito Lucrezio Caro, 97-55 a.C
Titus Lucretius Carus.
Titus Lucretius Carus, 97-55 a.C
Tytus Lukrecjusz Karus.
Лукреций
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