T. Lucreti Cari. poetae philosophici antiquissimi De rerum natura liber primus incipit foeliciter
Paulus Fridenperger, 1486
74. An Atomic Theory
Lucretius' work, in the form of an epic poem, tells of the theories of his teacher, the Greek philosopher Epicurus, demonstrating the workings of his model of a universe based on the atom as the fundamental particle.