The Art of Memory

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This article is about the book by Francis A. Yates. For the general topic known as "Ars memoriae" or "the Art of Memory", see Art of memory. For the album by John Zorn and Fred Frith, see The Art of Memory (album).
The Art of Memory
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Author Frances A. Yates
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Routledge and Kegan Paul
Publication date
Media type Print (book)
Pages 400
ISBN 978-0-226-95001-3
OCLC 42905743
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.

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