Charles, I wonder what I might have done with such a roving intellect at your age This does look promising, and thank you for bringing it up! One thing that I've been mulling over, and I'll leave here for consideration; if the core of art is ἀγών (agon) or conflict, as is widely believed, does that explain a lack of Epicurean themes in art? It would be impossible to write a classical tragedy with an Epicurean in the main role. It took genius to write the De Rerum Natura, but could Lucretius hav…
I suppose you've caught me out in my phrasing there... What would the Aeneid look like with a model Epicurean in the title role? Elayne has given us a taste of this.