Lucretius on Irascibility and Anger: Lucr. 3.294-295

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Abstract

This note addresses an emendation in Lucr. 3.295 originally proposed by R. Bentley and endorsed most recently by E.J. Kenney. I argue that the meaning of this and the preceding line has not been fully appreciated even by those commentators who (rightly) retain the MSS reading. To help elucidate the passage, I point to parallels in Philodemus of Gadara's De ira.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-54
Number of pages3
JournalSymbolae Osloenses
Volume82
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2007

Keywords

  • LUCRETIUS Carus, Titus, ca. 99 B.C.-55 B.C.
  • BENTLEY, R.
  • KENNEY, E. J.
  • ANGER
  • ERRATA (Publishing)

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