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No Secular Heavens Here

No Secular Heavens Here Manilius’ Astronomica and the Poetics of 4. 1-11, by Darrell Sutton Lucretius (99BC-55BC) penned an atheistic poem entitled De Rerum Natura (DRN). Its Latin text contains poetry of a high order. In the world of DRN, … Continue reading

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The price of ambition

The price of ambition LESLIE JONES “Few, I ween, shall stir her hate unscathed, or lightly humble her.” Euripides, Medea In Euripides’ drama Medea, Jason forsakes his wife and children in order to marry the daughter of Creon, ruler of Corinth. … Continue reading

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