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Published: 04 August 2021

184 Pages


ISBN: 9780197518748

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Atomism in the Aeneid

Physics, Politics, and Cosmological Disorder

Matthew M. Gorey

  • The first comprehensive study of allusions to Lucretian atomism in the Aeneid
  • Presents a novel approach to consider Virgil's allusions to Lucretian atomism from the ideological perspective of non-atomist philosophers
  • Sheds valuable light on biographical evidence of Virgil's personal and educational ties to Epicurean philosophers in Naples