Ancient and Medieval Memories Studies in the Reconstruction of the Past by Janet Coleman

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Subjects:

  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Ancient - General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • History, Ancient - Historiography,
  • History, Ancient - Historiography History, An,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Political Science-History & Theory - General,
  • Historiography,
  • History, Ancient,
  • Middle Ages

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages666
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Open LibraryOL7713611M
ISBN 100521019370
ISBN 109780521019378

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In Coleman's study, the history of memory theory is a doorway to the history of philosophy, and in that respect her book is surely the most comprehensive modern study of medieval theories of mind, perception, cognition Cited by: ‘Ancient and Medieval Memories offers a vast, generously learned account of philosophies of knowledge and theories of the past.

In Coleman’s study, the history of memory theory is a doorway to the history of philosophy, and in this her book is surely the most comprehensive modern study of early and late medieval theories of mind, perception, cognition, temporality, and language Cited by: Ancient And Medieval Memories: Studies in the Reconstruction of the Past, Paperback by Coleman, Janet, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US This book comprises a series of studies which take ancient texts as evidence of the past, and show how medieval readers and writers understood them.

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Origins and history. It has been suggested that the art of memory originated among the Pythagoreans or perhaps even earlier among the ancient Egyptians, but no conclusive evidence has been presented to support these claims.

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She is author of The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture and The Craft of Thought: Rhetoric, Meditation, and the Making of Images, Jan M. Ziolkowski is Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin at Harvard University and editor of Obscenity: Social Control and Artistic Creation in the European Middle Ages.5/5(1).

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This book is an analysis of thinking, remembering and reminiscing according to ancient authors, and their medieval readers. The author argues that behind the various medieval methods in interpreting texts of the past lie two apparently incompatible theories of human knowledge and remembering, as well as two differing attitudes to matter and intellect.

Memory and Commemoration in Medieval Culture is a thoughtful and timely response to Le Goff's request. As new research continues to redefine the frontiers of cultural history, we also remember and commemorate the scholars who first revealed why memory matters.

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She unveils the assumptions about memory behind the everyday language, metaphors and technical terms of this period. The assumptions are often startling, and change the way we see the book, reading, meditation and memory/5(17).

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“The techniques of memory palace, also known as the journey method or the method of loci, were refined and codified in an extensive set of rules and instruction manuals by Romans like Cicero and Quintilian, and flowered in the Middle Ages as a way for the pious to memorize everything from sermons and prayers to the punishments awaiting the.

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Throwing light on an important aspect of medieval society, this book is essential reading for archaeologists and historians with an interest in the early medieval period. According to ancient, medieval, and Renaissance psychology, memory is one of the three faculties of the mind, along with understanding and the.

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