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De rerum natura = The poem on nature by Titus Lucretius Carus

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Published by Carcanet New Press in Manchester .
Written in English


  • Didactic poetry, Latin -- Translations into English,
  • Philosophy, Ancient -- Poetry

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPoem on nature.
Statement[by] Lucretius ; a translation [by] C. H. Sisson.
ContributionsSisson, C. H. 1914-
LC ClassificationsPA6483.E5 S56 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4680236M
ISBN 100856351156
LC Control Number77571599

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