The Art of Memory
|Author||Frances A. Yates|
|Publisher||Routledge and Kegan Paul|
|Media type||Print (book)|
|Preceded by||Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition|
The Art of Memory is a 1966 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book follows the history of mnemonic systems from the classical period of Simonides of Ceos in Ancient Greece to the Renaissance era of Giordano Bruno, ending with Gottfried Leibniz and the early emergence of the scientific method in the 17th century.