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On the nature of things / Lucretius ; [translated by Ian Johnston].

Lucretius Carus, Titus. (Author). Johnston, Ian (Added Author). Ross, Hugh. (Narrator).
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  • ISBN: 9781843794325 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1843794322 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 43 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Naxos : 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Hugh Ross.
Summary, etc.:
Lucretius has a theory about everything from the origins of the universe to the occurrence of natural phenomena such as thunder and lightning. Lucretius was a bold and radical and freethinker within his own time, who questioned the sense and rationale of living life in fear of death and of upsetting the gods. His theories make for captivating listening.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Didactic poetry, Latin > Translations into English.
Philosophy, Ancient > Poetry.

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