The Art of Memory.

By: YATES, Frances A.

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"The Greeks invented an art of memory which, like their other arts, was passed on to Rome whence it descended in the European tradition. This study gives an account of the use of the art by the orators of antiquity, of its moralised and Gothic transformation in the Middle Ages, of the Renaissance occult forms of it, and of its use in the seventeenth century by the scientific philosophers,..." Pp.xvi/400, frontispiece + 20 further black & white plates and 11 figure illustrations + a folding plate - The Memory Theatre of Giulio Camillo. Blue cloth, dustwrapper with a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG.

Title: The Art of Memory.

Author Name: YATES, Frances A.

Categories: PHILOSOPHY,

Publisher: London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1972. 0710023383:

ISBN Number: 0710023383

ISBN Number 13: 9780710023384

Seller ID: 46217

Keywords: yates art memory greek latin soul imagery giulio camillo memory theatre venetian renaissance lullism giordano bruno seals brunian ramist dialogue s robert fludd globe scientific method 47799 PHILOSOPHY,