Stephen Greenblatt on "The Swerve"

April 21, 2013

Cultural historian Stephen Greenblatt tells a remarkable story - how an ancient poem by Lucretius was rediscovered in a medieval monastery, and then helped launch the Scientific Revolution.  We also hear an excerpt from Lucretius' poem "On the Nature of Things."



What was that music during your reading of "On the Nature of Things."?

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