Definition of Lucretius in English:

Lucretius

proper noun

  • (c.94–c.55 BC), Roman poet and philosopher; full name Titus Lucretius Carus. His didactic hexametric poem "On the Nature of Things" is an exposition of the materialist atomist physics of Epicurus, which aims to give peace of mind by showing that fear of the gods and of death is without foundation.

Pronunciation

Lucretius

/luːˈkriːʃəs/