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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