History: Lucretius

Posted on Sun 28 August 2022 in history

94- 55 BCE - Lucretius was a philosopher poet who based his work on traditional Greek styles of philosophical poetry. Lucretius was noted for his work, On the Nature of the Universe, which was said to have contributed to a revival of Epicurial thought in Rome between 60 and 40 BCE. On the Nature of the Universe proported to outline the origin of the universe poetically, namely that the universe was created in a random arrangement of atoms, a twist of fate as it were.