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The swerve: How the World Became Modern

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A humanities professor describes the impact had by the translation of the last remaining manuscript of "On the Nature of Things" by Roman philosopher Lucretius, which fueled the Renaissance and inspired artists, great thinkers, and scientists.
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subject_facetCivilization, Modern
Lucretius Carus, Titus -- Influence
Lucretius Carus, Titus. -- De rerum natura
Philosophy, Renaissance
Renaissance
Science, Renaissance
title_displayThe swerve : how the world became modern
title_fullThe Swerve How the World Became Modern
The swerve : how the world became modern / Stephen Greenblatt
The swerve : how the world became modern [electronic resource] / Stephen Greenblatt
title_shortThe swerve
title_subHow the World Became Modern
topic_facetArt
Civilization, Modern
History
Influence
Lucretius Carus, Titus
Nonfiction
Philosophy
Philosophy, Renaissance
Renaissance
Science, Renaissance