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Lucretius

(99—55 bc) Roman poet and philosopher


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Roman poet, born c.94 bc, whose only surviving work, De rerum natura, is a didactic poem expounding the Epicurean philosophy of man and the universe. He died c.55 bc.

Subjects: classical studies.


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