- Titus Lucretius Carus, 97?–54 b.c., Roman poet and philosopher.
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The doctrines of Democritus will be found again in those of Epicurus and Lucretius.Initiation into Philosophy
Epicurus said that or, if he did not, Lucretius said it for him.The Paliser case
That word ‘Magnus’ rules in Lucretius as much as ‘Nequicquam.’Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes
Brotteaux pulled out his Lucretius from the fireplace all black with soot.The Gods are Athirst
Dryden measures himself with Juvenal, Lucretius, and Virgil.
- full name Titus Lucretius Carus. ?96–55 bc, Roman poet and philosopher. In his didactic poem De rerum natura, he expounds Epicurus' atomist theory of the universe
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