Lucretius

Roman poet and author; wrote On the Nature of the Universe on the philosophy of Epicureanism; lived 98 55 BCE.
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Lucretius

[n] - Roman philosopher and poet
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Lucretius

(c. 99-55 BC) Roman poet and Epicurean philosopher. His De Rerum natura/On the Nature of The Universe, a didactic poem in six books, envisaged the whole universe as a combination of atoms, and had some concept of...
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Lucretius

Titus Lucretius Carus noun Roman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC)
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Lucretius

Latin poet and philosopher known for his single, long poem, De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things). The poem is the fullest extant statement of ... [8 related articles]
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Lucretius

(c.99-55 BC) Roman poet (Titus Lucretius Carus) who, in his De Rerum Natura ('On the Nature of Things')1 combined elegant Latin verse with the philosophy of Epicurus and that of the early atomists, Leucippus and Democritus, to explain his ideas, inclu...
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Lucretius

Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) (lOOkrē'shus) , c.99 B.C.–c.55 B.C., Roman poet and philosopher. Little is known about his life. A chronicle of St. Jerome speaks of the loss of his reason through taking a love potion. It states that in sane intervals he had written books that were ...
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Lucretius

Lucretius was a Roman philosophical poet. He was born in 99 BC and died in 55 BC. He is said to have died by his own hand, but about his life almost nothing is known. He is admitted to be one of the greatest of Roman poets for descriptive beauty and elevated sentiment. We possess of his composition a didactic poem, in six books, De Rerum Natura (On...
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Lucretius

Roman poet and Epicurean philosopher. His De Rerum natura/On the Nature of The Universe, a didactic poem in six books, envisaged the whole universe as a combination of atoms, and had some concept of evolutionary theory. According to Lucretius, animals were complex but initially quite fortuitous clusters of atoms, only certain...
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Lucretius

[crater] Lucretius is an impact crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located to the southeast of the huge walled plain Hertzsprung, within the outer skirt of ejecta that surrounds that impact feature. To the southwest of Lucretius lies Fridman. This crater is a relatively fresh impact, as the formation is well-defined and the rim and i...
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Lucretius

Titus Lucretius Carus (s; {circa} 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism, and which is usually translated into English as On the Nature of Things. Very little is known about Lucretius`s life; the only certain fact is t....
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