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The Way Things Are The De Rerum Natura by Titus Lucretius Carus

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English


  • Literature: Texts,
  • Philosophy,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Poetry

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRolfe Humphries (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9440548M
ISBN 10025320125X
ISBN 109780253201256

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