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In imitation of Lucretius

In imitation of Lucretius

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Published by printed for Tim. Goodwin in [London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7691, no. 03.
ContributionsLucretius Carus, Titus.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16811499M

  Lucretius: On the Nature of Things A conversation with Margaret Graver, Professor of Classics, Dartmouth College.   Emma Woolerton: How to believe: The subject of Lucretius's six-book poem De Rerum Natura was not war, love, myth or history – it was atomic physics Published: 21 .

BOOK II. It is sweet, when winds trouble the waters on the great sea, to behold from land the distress of others, not because it is a pleasure that any should be afflicted, but because it is sweet to see from what evils you are yourself exempt.   The Symmetry Argument (Lucretius's De Rerum Natura, Book III) - Duration: Andrew D. Chapman 1, views. Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire by Edward Luttwak - .

are in nine of the twelve books and from every book of Lucretius. Poets other than epic, of course, could and did quote or para-phrase Homer. But when the form and tone of the original are preserved, it is more significant; as in Lucretius' imitation of the Odyssey in the description of .   The unearthing of this “hidden Lucretius” is the subject of my books. In the first volume I worked out a systematic ontology of motion and a new materialism beneath the atomist and Epicurean myth of Lucretius in books one and two. In the second volume, I described a movement-based theory of ethics through a close reading of books 3 and 4.


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Creative Imitation and Latin Literature - edited by David West December Virgil's account of a cattle plague at the end of the third book of the Georgics draws heavily upon Lucretius' account of the plague at Athens which ends the sixth and last book of the De rerum natura.

The purpose of this essay is to throw light upon the Virgilian. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: NuVision Publications, LLC (J ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: /5(32).

Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) lived ca. 99–ca. 55 BCE, 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. Imitating Authors is a major study of the theory and practice of imitatio (the imitation of one author by another) from antiquity to the present day.

It extends from early Greek texts right up to recent fictions about clones and artificial humans, and illuminates both the theory and practice of imitation. At its centre lie the imitating authors of the English Renaissance, including Ben Jonson. Lucretius’ De rerum natura is one of the relatively few corpora of Greek and Roman literature that is structured in six books.

It is distinguished as well by features that encourage readers to understand it both as a sequence of two groups of three books (1+2+3, 4+5+6) and also as three successive pairs of books (1+2, 3+4, 5+6). This paper argues that the former organizations scheme derives.

Author: Titus Lucretius Carus,Lucretius; Publisher: Psychology Press ISBN: Category: Literary Collections Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The De Rurum Natura of Lucretius (99BCBC) is one of the great books of the world, a lucid explanation of physical phenomena that develops into a majestic vision of the ultimate nature of the universe.

The Imitation of Christ is a Christian devotional book by Thomas à Kempis, first composed in Latin (as De Imitatione Christi) ca. – It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and religious classic.

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A philosophical poem, in six books". book i book ii book iii book iv book v book vi card: lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines. 12 On the polemics of Vergil's imitation of Lucretius here and in general, see Hardie (above n.

3), –3 and –7. 13 Cf. D.R.N. –4 nee liquidum corpus turbantibus aeris auris / commiscet: sinit haec violentis omnia verti turbinibus, sinit incertis turbare procellis.

Lucretius: On The Nature Of Things; The Discourses Of Epictetus; The Meditations Of Marcus Aurelius (Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 12) by Lucretius, Epicetus, et al.

PREFACE No one can set about tnnslating Lucretius into English without finding his head full of the great work of H. Munro. Itia not only that certain striking phrases ring in one's ears-dtai claustra, • the Iastnesses of life,' olu UrminuJ baerms, •the deepset boundary-mark,' &c.- but one is possessed with a atrong feeling that he has.

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Lucretius, in full Titus Lucretius Carus, (flourished 1st century bce), Latin poet and philosopher known for his single, long poem, De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things).The poem is the fullest extant statement of the physical theory of the Greek philosopher also alludes to his ethical and logical doctrines.

Life. Apart from Lucretius’s poem almost nothing is known about him. Beretta, Marco. Francesco Citti (edd), Lucrezio, la natura e la scienza (Firenze: Leo S.

Olschki, ) (Biblioteca di Campbell, Gordon. Lucretius on Creation and Evolution: A Commentary on De rerum natura Book Five, Lines – DeMay, Philip. Lucretius: Poet and Epicurean (Cambridge; New. Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: On the Nature of Things By Lucretius.

Commentary: Many comments have been posted about On the Nature of Things. Download: A text-only version is available for download. On the Nature of Things By Lucretius Written 50 B.C.E. Lucretius has books on Goodreads with ratings. Lucretius’s most popular book is The Way Things are. Lucretius’ poem, so incompatible with any cult of the gods, was attacked, ridiculed, burned, or ignored, and, like Lucretius himself, eventually forgotten.

The idea of pleasure and beauty that. Lucretius Imitation Poem: The Nature of Things. Last year in Great Conversation 4 with Dr. Vierra, we were studying Lucretius’ poem “On The Nature of Things.” After we read and discussed it, we were assigned to write an 80 line poem in the style of Lucretius.

We had to write about a problem with which our world struggles, and compose. 4. The Structure of Lucretius’ Poem. On the Nature of Things is carefully structured. 30 The six books fall naturally into three pairs. Books 1 and 2 deal with atoms and void, Book 1 establishing the basic principles of atomism and Book 2 describing the movements, properties, and combinations of the atoms.jf^ De Return Natura of Lucretius held a special place.

This work, for which most of Frederick's illustrious intellectual contemporaries had at best an ambiguous admiration, was for him a "breviary": a companion during his youth and middle age, a source for poetic imitation, and a book .Book. Lucretius’ method presumably a Latin translation or imitation of Empedocles (compare Cicero’s own near-contemporary use of the title Aratea for his translation of Aratus).

But even more striking than the two individual testimonies is their juxtaposition.