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55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the beliefs of ...

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55 BC) a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the tenets and philosophy ...

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Lucretius was a Roman poet and philosopher who wrote “De rerum natura” (On the Nature of Things), an epic poem widely regarded as one of the most ...

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55 BC), Roman poet and philosopher known for his single, long poem, De rerum natura

All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant

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Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321

Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321

85-54 BCE) is Rome's most famous early poet.

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Titus Lucretius Carus, Roman poet and philosopher, author of the epic philosophical poem on Epicureanism titled De Rerum Natura ("On the Nature of Things")

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While the affair between Catullus and the female Lesbia dominated much of the Roman poet's work, he proved he was smitten with the young man Juventius as ...

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By 8 CE, he had completed his most ambitious work, the Metamorphoses, a hexameter epic poem in 15 books which encyclopedically catalogs transformations in ...

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Roman poet and philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus (circa 95 - 55 BC).

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Homer is best known for the two epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey. The Iliad is generally considered the oldest work of Western literature.

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55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the beliefs of ...

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55 BC) a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the tenets and philosophy ...

Virgil

55 BC), Roman poet and

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Latin poet and philosopher. Lucretius, engraving of a bust.

In its time of rebirth, the world's greatest empire needed a source of inspiration. The Romans and the rest of the world looked to Virgil, ...

Roman bust of Homer from the second century AD, portrayed with traditional iconography, based on a Greek original dating to the Hellenistic Period

Lucretius was a Roman poet and philosopher who wrote “De rerum natura” (On the Nature of Things), an epic poem widely regarded as one of the most ...

Caesar Augustus

Nero

The Roman poet Lucretius wrote a poem ( On The Nature Of Things ) in 56 BCE describing the views of Greek philosophers who, like him, believed the universe ...

Parmenides was a known follower of Pythagoras, another renowned figure in the philosophical paradigm of ancient Greece. His poems and thoughts always seemed ...

Caligula

Formal Latin literature began in 240 BC, when a Roman audience saw a Latin version of a Greek play. The adaptor was Livius Andronicus, a Greek who had been ...

Lucan

John Milton – English poet and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. Best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667).

Domitian

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Titus Lucretius Carus, Roman poet and philosopher, author of the epic philosophical poem on Epicureanism titled De Rerum Natura ("On the Nature of Things")

All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant

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mosaic of Virgil with Clio and Melpomene

Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321

Epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321

85-54 BCE) is Rome's most famous early poet.

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Definition of Epic

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While the affair between Catullus and the female Lesbia dominated much of the Roman poet's work, he proved he was smitten with the young man Juventius as ...

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French poet and essayist his work would have polemical philosophical ideals regarding love, marriage and politics, among others. He rejected the supremacy ...

All the great shades appear at the Apollo 11 landing site in the Sea of Tranquility: Homer and Virgil from the Greek and Roman civilizations; Dante, ...

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Today is the birthday (43 BCE) of Publius Ovidius Naso, known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, a Roman poet best known for the Metamorphoses, ...

By 8 CE, he had completed his most ambitious work, the Metamorphoses, a hexameter epic poem in 15 books which encyclopedically catalogs transformations in ...

45 B.C.): a slave who became famous for his mimes.

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Homer is best known for the two epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey. The Iliad is generally considered the oldest work of Western literature.

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Homer (click to see larger image)

Portuguese poet, philosopher, essayist and translator, he would be considered a major figure of European poetry. He was the first Western poet to create ...

Greek literature has influenced not only its Roman neighbors to the west but also countless generations across the European continent.

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