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On the Nature of Things (Englert Edition)

On the Nature of Things (Englert Edition)

Lucretius
Translated by Walter Englert

Format ISBN Price Qty
Paper 978-0-94105-121-7
$17.95
Examination 978-0-94105-121-7
$3.00

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"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 Chicago

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An outstanding translation of the complete poem which adheres faithfully to the text, yet with poetic force, accuracy, and humanitas. This text includes introduction, notes, outline, and a glossary of philosophical terms cross-referenced to use throughout the poem.


Reviews:

"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 Chicago


About the Author:

Walter Englert is the Omar and Althea Hoskins Professor of Classical Studies at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. He earned his PhD at Stanford University, and has published on aspects of Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Roman Philosophy.