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On the Nature of the Universe

On the Nature of the Universe

Lucretius - Author

Ronald Latham - Translator

John Godwin - Revised by

John Godwin - Introduction by

John Godwin - Notes by

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ISBN 9780140446104 | 336 pages | 01 Dec 1994 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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This edition of the classic poem and seminal text of Epicurean science and philosophy—which shaped human understanding of the world for centuries—brings new textual research and additional context to Lucretius’s explorations of spirit, mind, and soul.
On the Nature of the Universe Reviser's Preface
Introduction
Bibliography
ON THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE
Synopsis
Book One: Matter and Space Book Two: Movements and Shapes of Atoms
Book Three: Life and Mind
Book Four: Sensation and Sex
Book Five: Cosmology and Sociology
Book Six: Meteorology and Geology
Notes

Appendix A: The Prelude to the Poem
Appendix B: Memmius
Appendix C: Smallest Parts
Appendix D: The Text
Appendix E: The Ending of the Poem