On the Nature of Things
Martin Ferguson Smith's work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded. However, his 1969 translation of De Rerum Natura--long out of print--is virtually unknown. Readers will share our excitement in the discovery of this accurate and fluent prose rendering. For this edition, Professor Smith provides a revised translation, new Introduction, headnotes and bibliography.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - fpagan - LibraryThing
A present-day-English translation, of the 7400-line Latin didactic poem _De Rerum Natura_, that's not only metrical (iambic heptameter) but also in rhyming couplets (which I just love). A delight to ... Read full review
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This is both poetry and philosophical treatise proposing to explain the views of the Epicurean school. Physics written by a poet, for here Lucretius goes into physics as well as metaphysics explaining ... Read full review