356 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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A humanities professor describes the impact had by the translation of the last remaining manuscript of "On the Nature of Things" by Roman philosopher Lucretius, which fueled the Renaissance and inspired artists, great thinkers, and scientists.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Bibliography: pages -335.
Formatted Contents Note
The book hunter The moment of discovery In search of Lucretius The teeth of time Birth and rebirth In the lie factory A pit to catch foxes The way things are The return Swerves Afterlives.