On the Nature of the Universe

On the Nature of the Universe

eBook - 1997
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Oxford University Press
This is a new verse translation of Lucretius's only known work, a didactic poem written in six books of hexameters. Melville's particularly literal translation of the use of metaphor is especially helpful to those looking at the text from a scientific or philosophical point of view.

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780585112138
0585112134
0198150970
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 275 p.)

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