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On the Nature of the Universe
By Ronald Melville (trans), Lucretius, Peta Fowler (introduced by) and Don Fowler (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date February 15, 2009
Pages 275
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780199555147
ISBN-10 0199555141
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $13.95
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: This is a new verse translation of Lucretius's only known work, a didactic poem written in six books of hexameters. Melville's particularly literal translation of the use of metaphor is especially helpful to those looking at the text from a scientific or philosophical point of view.

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With Don Fowler (other contributor), Ronald Melville (other contributor), Lucretius | Reissue edition from Oxford Univ Pr (February 15, 2009)
9780199555147 | details & prices | 275 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $13.95
About: This is a new verse translation of Lucretius's only known work, a didactic poem written in six books of hexameters.

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