Lucretius—Editions and Commentaries
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Lucretius’ De rerum natura was first printed in Brescia c. 1472–1473. The publisher Thomas Ferrandus (c. 1440–c. 1510) regretted that his edition was based on only one manuscript …

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Kraye, Jill, “Lucretius—Editions and Commentaries”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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