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- ISBN: 9780199555147 | 0199555141
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/15/2009
This is a new verse translation of Lucretius's only known work, a didactic poem written in six books of hexameters. Melville's particularly literal translation of the use of metaphor is especially helpful to those looking at the text from a scientific or philosophical point of view.