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Author Lucretius Carus, Titus.

Title On the nature of the universe / translated and introduced by R.E. Latham
Published Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1951


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Description 264 pages ; 19 cm
regular print
Series Penguin classics
Penguin classics.
Contents Matter and space -- Movements and shapes of atoms -- Life and mind -- Sensation and sex -- Cosmology and sociology -- Meteorology and geology
Summary On the Nature of the Universe offers us a great poet's interpretation of Epicurean science and philosophy
Notes Includes index
Translation first published 1951, of: De rerum natura
Bibliography Bibliography: page 257
Subject Classical literature.
Cosmology -- Philosophy.
Latin literature.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Science, Ancient.
Author Latham, R. E. (Ronald Edward)
LC no. isb14044018
ISBN 0140440186
Other Titles De rerum natura. English
On the nature of the universe
On the nature of the universe