Poetry and Analogy in Lucretius
Series: Studies in Classics
Despite the general scholarly consensus about Lucretius’ debt to Empedocles as the father of the genre of cosmological didactic epic, there is a major disagreement regarding Lucretius’ applause for his Presocratic predecessor’s praeclara reperta (DRN 1.732). In the present study, Garani suggests...
Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge