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On the Nature of Things

On the Nature of Things

Lucretius, Frank O. Copley (Translator)

ISBN: 978-0-393-34136-2

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208 pages

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This great poem stands with Virgil's Aeneid as one of the vital and enduring achievements of Latin literature. Lost for more than a thousand years, its return to circulation in 1417 reintroduced dangerous ideas about the nature and meaning of existence and helped shape the modern world.