Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Lucretius Carus, Titus
(1,216 words)

b. between 94 and 98 BC;

d. 15 Oct. 55 BC;

eminent Roman Epicurean poet and philosopher.

Works

The only extant work transmitted under the name of Lucretius is the didactic poem De rerum natura. Duplicate copies of the text raise doubts as to whether the poem had been finished by the author himself or whether …

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Landfester, Manfred, “Lucretius Carus, Titus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0135>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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