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This unique and brilliant book is a history of human knowledge. Before the invention of printing, a trained memory was of vital importance. Based on a technique of impressing 'places' and 'images' on the mind, the ancient Greeks created an elaborate memory system which in turn was inherited by the Romans and passed into the European tradition, to be revived, in occult form, during the Renaissance. Frances Yates sheds light on Dante's Divine Comedy, the form of the Shakespearian theatre and the history of ancient ...

The Art of Memory 2014, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847922922

Trade paperback

Art Of Memory 2010, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415606059


The Art of Memory 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226950013

2nd edition

Trade paperback

Art of Memory 1999, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780415220460


The Art of Memory 1992, Random House UK, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780712655453

Trade paperback

Art of Memory 1984,

ISBN-13: 9780744800203

New edition


Art of Memory 1974, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226949994


The Art of Memory 1970, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140550849

Revised edition

Mass-market paperback