An annotated section from ‘The Art of Memory’ by Frances A. Yates on Memoria and the ‘Method of Loci’.

Memoria is one of the 5 canons of rhetoric. Translated from Latin it means ‘Memory’.


The ‘Method of Loci’ is a memory system whereby the user creates a large number of locations and/or images in their mind to help retain information in order.

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