Lucubrationes Lucretianae

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University of California Press , [Berkeley, Calif
Lucretius Carus, Titus -- Technique., Latin language -- Sy
Statementby William A. Merrill.
SeriesUniversity of California publications in classical philology -- v. 7, no. 8
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., p. [239]-267.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23062134M
LC Control Number24000752

Lucretius: De Rerum Natura Book Iii (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics). It's remarkable stuff really, the genesis of modern science, suppressed for hundreds of years by the Christian church, as it synthesises the works & worldview of Epicurus & Democritus (of we have we have very little extant) into a single volume.

Rendered as an epic poem. It's lyrical & logical, and deeply in love with the world/5(32).

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BOOKS RECEIVED. Lucubrationes Lucretianae book table of abbreviations contains the most extensive Lithua-nian bibliography that has yet been published. This is fol- Lucubrationes Lucretianae.

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The rediscovery in the fifteenth century of Lucretius' De rerum natura was a challenge to received ideas. The poem offered a vision of the creation of the universe, the origins and goals of human life, and the formation of the state, all without reference to divine intervention.

It has been hailed in Stephen Greenblatt's best-selling book, The Swerve, as the poem that invented modernity.

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.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Lucretian LLC books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. John Gower's Confessio Amantis (Book VII), and John Lydgate's Fall of Princes recount the myth of Lucretia.

Gower's work is a collection of narrative poems. In Book VII, he tells the "Tale of the Rape of Lucrece." Lydgate's work is a long poem containing stories and myths about various kings and princes who fell from power. book: Liber Primus Liber Secundus Liber Tertius Liber Quartus Liber Quintus Liber Sextus card: lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines.

On the Nature of Things, long poem written in Latin as De rerum natura by Lucretius that sets forth the physical theory of the Greek philosopher Epicurus. The title of Lucretius’s work translates that of the chief work of Epicurus, Peri physeōs (On Nature).

Lucretius divided his argument into six. Book Lucubrationes Lucretianae book, line ~~~~~ * Consider that it survived for centuries in an increasingly illiterate world, in an intellectually hostile environment, against the ravages of floods, time, mold, weather, barbarians, and even the monks themselves who often scraped old vellum clean to re-use for more politically and theologically correct works.

Remarkable. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Munro’s Lucretius Book II It is sweet, when on the great sea the winds trouble its waters, to behold from land another’s deep distress; not that it is a pleasure and delight that any should be afflicted, but because it is sweet to see from what evils you are yourself exempt.

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The de-versification of Lucretius -- treating it as prose -- is an unintended theme of the most famous contemporary account of Of Things' Nature, Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve: How the World Became Modern ().

Lucretius' account of the origin of life, the origin of species, and human prehistory (first century BC) is the longest and most detailed account extant from the ancient world. It is a mechanistic theory that does away with the need for any divine design, and has been seen as a forerunner of Darwin's theory of evolution.

This commentary seeks to locate Lucretius in both the ancient and modern. 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.

NOTES Merrill was the first member of the Berkeley classics department to publish a major work of scholarship. His edition of Lucretius, followed by his text a decade later, were the fruit of his lifelong study of Lucretius, culminating in his editions of and His commentary was the best in English between those of Munro and Bailey.

Lucretius closes book five of De Rerum Natura with a lengthy description of the history of the world and the evolution of mankind in which he underlines his.

Lucubration definition is - laborious or intensive study; also: the product of such study —usually used in plural.

Did You Know. lucubration 1. laborious work or study, especially when done late at night. the work, as a book or treatise, produced or apparently produced this way. — lucubrator, n. About this Item: Penguin Books. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm.

Contents: The sources of Lucretius inspiration / Diskin Clay --The Empedoclean opening / David Sedley --Lucretius Venus and Stoic Zeus / Elizabeth Asmis --Epicurus triumph of the mind / Vinzenz Buchheit --The presocratics in book 1 of Lucretius' De rerum natura /.

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o show you an execution: I am going to keep my promise. Come!". The book is eight hundred pages and I never got 'lost' or 'mad at the book' due to any errors. This is my first read about the Borgia family, and a good read it was.

Lucretia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI, has a rather notorious reputation, historically speaking. This author has researched this subject and found that maybe history was slightly /5(3). Lucretia, legendary heroine of ancient ing to tradition, she was the beautiful and virtuous wife of the nobleman Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus.

Her tragedy began when she was raped by Sextus Tarquinius, son of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, the tyrannical Etruscan king of Rome. After exacting an oath of vengeance against the Tarquins from her father and her husband, she stabbed herself.

laborious work, study, thought, etc., especially at night.

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the result of such activity, as a learned speech or dissertation. Often lucubrations. any literary effort, especially of a pretentious or solemn nature. Welcome to the Database of Classical Scholars Date of Birth: Septem Born City: Newburyport Born State/Country: MA Parents: Oliver Brown & Amanda Frances Edgerly Date of Death: Decem Death City: Berkeley Death State/Country: CA Married: Imogene Williams Babson, 28 Aug.

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