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Montaigne"s annotated copy of Lucretius

Screech, M. A.

Montaigne"s annotated copy of Lucretius

a transcription and study of the manuscript, notes and pen-marks

by Screech, M. A.

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Published by Libr. Droz in Genève .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 -- Library -- Marginal notes.,
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus.,
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus -- Influence.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM.A. Screech ; with a foreword by Gilbert de Botton.
    SeriesTravaux d"humanisme et Renaissance,, no 325
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1645 .S46 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 515 p. :
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL63372M
    ISBN 102600002936
    LC Control Number99160140
    OCLC/WorldCa40070436

    On the nature of things (De rerum natura) Translated with an analysis of the six books by H.A.J. Munro by Lucretius Carus, Titus; Munro, Hugh Andrew Johnstone,   Not only did Lucretius write this more than 2, years ago, somehow his book managed to survive the fall of Rome, the burning, looting and desecration of the .

    Epicurus & Lucretius by: P. Dionysius Mus When in the fourth century BC the Greek city-states become part of the empire of Alexander the Great and his successors, the Greek ideal of autonomy and self-government has ended, together with the typical feeling of Greek men to be an actual link in the government of their city or community. Of The Nature Of Things by Lucretius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    This new translation of Montaigne's immortal Essays received great acclaim when it was first published in The Complete Works of Montaigne in the edition. The New York Times said, "It is a matter for rejoicing that we now have available a new translation that offers definite advantages over even the best of its predecessors," and The New Republic stated that this edition gives "a more 3/5(1). Written in the first century b.C., On the Nature of Things (in Latin, De Rerum Natura) is a poem in six books that aims at explaining the Epicurean philosophy to the Roman digressions about the importance of philosophy in men's life and praises of Epicurus, Lucretius created a solid treatise on the atomic theory, the falseness of religion and many kinds of natural phenomena.


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A.: Books - or: M. Screech. Get this from a library. Montaigne's annotated copy of Lucretius: a transcription and study of the manuscript, notes and pen-marks. [Michael Andrew Screech; Gilbert de Botton] -- Une découverte exceptionnelle que ce texte de Lucrèce entièrement annoté de la main de Montaigne.

Les remarques et commentaires, la plupart en français, jusqu'aux traces de sa plume traînante. Get this from a library. Montaigne's annotated copy of Lucretius: a transcription and study of the manuscript, notes and pen-marks.

[M A Screech]. A must for students of Montaigne (and Lucretius). The surfacing of Montaigne's Lucretius is a major event: all the flyleaves bear dense comments in Latin; the margins have numerous pen marks, a few Latin and a great many French notes.

Montaigne studied the poem intensely. Its sexual morality influenced him as author and as man. The antiquity of this book calls for respect and appreciation. However, for a modern reader it is very boring to read.

It's a long ( pages) poem written in the first century BC in which the author pontificates about the physical sciences for the purpose of defending Epicureanism philosophy.4/5(). The subject of Lucretius's six-book poem De Rerum Natura was not war, love, myth or history – it was atomic physics Mon 21 Jan EST.

Montaigne's Annotated Copy of Lucretius. Fiche technique. Voir les options d'achat. Réseaux sociaux et newsletter. Et encore plus d’inspirations et de bons plans. Avantages, offres et nouveautés en avant-première. Vous pouvez à tout moment vous désinscrire via le. Paperback. Condition: Good.

A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. PREFACE No one can set about tnnslating Lucretius into English without finding his head full of the great work of H. Munro. Itia not only that certain striking phrases ring in one's ears-dtai claustra, • the Iastnesses of life,' olu UrminuJ baerms, •the deepset boundary-mark,' &c.- but one is possessed with a atrong feeling that he has.

The book, a prose translation of Lucretius’ two-thousand-year-old poem “On the Nature of Things” (“De Rerum Natura”), was marked down to ten cents, and I bought it as much for the cover. Titus Lucretius Carus (/ ˈ t aɪ t ə s l uː ˈ k r iː ʃ ə s / TY-təs loo-KREE-shəs, Classical Latin: [ˈtɪtʊs lʊˈkreːtɪ.ʊs ]; c.

99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the philosophical poem De rerum natura, a didactic work about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism, and which usually is translated into English as On the. Of the Nature of Things (Annotated) - Kindle edition by Lucretius Carus, Titus, Leonard, William.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Of the Nature of Things (Annotated).Reviews: What do you think a poet like Lucretius, disillusioned with his city, and disappointed by corruption in his time, would do.

Question #1: Educated Guess 1. He would write a satirical book about it. He collect his family and travel. He would retreat into a philosophical life. Lucretius, part 6: not designed for life according to Lucretius, is an amazing thing.

It supports a huge variety of life and can provide us with everything we need for happiness, provided we. lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines Lucretius' On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura in the original Latin) is a long philosophical poem that discusses important aspects of Epicurean thought.

This is an especially valuable work. lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines lines. Throughout the first three books of On the Nature of the Universe Lucretius walks a thin line between philosophy, science and poetry.

In Book 4 he sets out to prove once again that the universe is composed only of physical bits of matter called atoms and that gods did not create the cosmos nor do they intervene in human affairs. Book One Lucretius begins by invoking the name of Venus as a creative force, appealing to Memmius (to whom the work is addressed), and then praising his master Epicurus.

(Scholars have noted the seeming inconsistency in Lucretius' invoking Venus at the beginning of .On the Nature of Things by Titus Lucretius Carus. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record.

Author: Lucretius Carus, Titus, 94? BCE? BCE: Translator: Leonard, William Ellery, Uniform Title: De rerum natura. English Title: On the Nature of Things Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and.TITVS LVCRETIVS CARVS (c.

94 – c. 49 B.C.) DE RERVM NATVRA LIBRI SEX. Liber I: Liber II: Liber III: Liber IV: Liber V: Liber VI: The Latin Library The Classics.