The Swerve


Listen to The Swerve

swerve-greenblatt.jpgIn 1417, a Renaissance scribe and book hunter discovered an ancient manuscript in a monastery.  That book was the Roman poet Lucretius' On the Nature of Things.  Renowned scholar Stephen Greenblatt tells us how that discovery changed the world.

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