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Nature Of Things

Nature Of Things - Lucretius - ISBN: 9780141396903
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Levertijd: 3 tot 4 werkdagen
Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Geschiedenis van de filosofie
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Beschrijving

Combines A Scientific And Philosophical Treatise With Some Of The Greatest Poetry.

Details

Titel: Nature Of Things
auteur: Lucretius
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 480
Uitgever: Penguin Books Ltd
Plaats van publicatie: 01
NUR: Geschiedenis van de filosofie
Afmetingen: 112 x 171 x 28
Gewicht: 406 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780141396903
Intern nummer: 27084183

Biografie (woord)

Titus Lucretius Carus (who died c.50 BC) was an Epicurean poet writing in the middle years of the first century BC. His six-book Latin hexameter poem De rerum natura survives virtually intact, although it is disputed whether he lived to put the finishing touches to it. As well as being a pioneering figure in the history of philosophical poetry, Lucretius has come to be our primary source of information on Epicurean physics, the official topic of his poem.A. E. Stallings was born in 1968. She grew up in Decatur, GA, and was educated at the University of Georgia and Oxford University in classics. Her poetry has appeared in The Best American Poetry (1994 and 2000) and has received numerous awards, including a Pushcart Prize (Pushcart Prize Anthology XXII), the 1997 Eunice Tietjens Prize from Poetry and the third annual James Dickey Prize from Five Points. Richard Jenkyns is Professor of the Classical Tradition, University of Oxford, a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall and author of a number of books including Dignity and Decadence: Some Classical Aspects of Victorian Art and Architecture and The Victorians and Ancient Greece.

Recensie

A.E. Stallings's brilliant recent translation

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