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    On the Nature of Things: De Rerum Natura (Focus Philosophical Library (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Titus Lucretius Carus, Edited and translated by Walter G. Englert

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    DescriptionThis text is a translation of Lucretius' poem which adheres faithfully to the text, yet with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas and includes introduction, notes, and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced to use throughout the poem.


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    Title
    On the Nature of Things
    Subtitle
    De Rerum Natura
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Titus Lucretius Carus, Edited and translated by Walter G. Englert
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780941051217
    ISBN 10: 0941051218
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: SCI034000
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    DC22: 187
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    DC21: 871.01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 187
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PA6483.E5 E54 2003
    Thema V1.0: DCF
    Publisher
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Imprint name
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Publication date
    01 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    USA
    Author Information
    Walter Englert is the Omar and Althea Hoskins Professor of Classical Studies at Reed College in Oregon. He earned his PhD at Stanford University, and has published on aspects of Epicureanism, Stoicism and Roman Philosophy.
    Review quote
    Englert's translation of the poem is indeed accurate and readable. He knows the poem as thoroughly as he knows the scholarship that bears on it... an admirable translation, admirably supported by scholarly tools.-- W.R. Johnson, University of Chicag
    Back cover copy
    English translation of Classic Latin text with notes, introduction, glossary of key terms. .An outstanding translation of the complete poem which adheres faithfully to the text, with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas. Includes intro, notes, outline and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced to use throughout the poem.