Res Novae: Epicurean Metaphor in De Rerum Natura

Master's Thesis


An examination of the metaphor of revolution in Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura which accounts for the metaphor in terms of Lucretius’ Epicurean philosophy, Roman social reality, and rhetorical technique.


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Author James Wismer
Contributor Christopher Baron, Committee Member
Contributor Brian Krostenko, Research Director
Contributor Elizabeth Mazurek, Committee Member
Degree Level Master's Thesis
Degree Discipline Classics
Degree Name Master of Arts
Submission Date 2016-03-02
Record Visibility Public
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