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Title The medieval craft of memory : an anthology of texts and pictures / edited by Mary Carruthers and Jan M. Ziolkowski.
Imprint Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.

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Series Material texts
Material texts.
Subject Mnemonics.
History, Medieval -- Collected Works.
Memory -- Collected Works.
Medicine in Literature -- Collected Works.
Alt Name Carruthers, Mary.
Ziolkowski, Jan M., 1956-
Description 1 online resource (312 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-303) and index.
Contents The three best memory aids for learning history ; A little book about constructing Noah's ark / Hugh of St. Victor -- The Guidonian hand -- On the six wings of the seraph / Alan of Lille -- On memory / Boncompagno da Signa -- Commentary on Aristotle, On memory and recollection / Albertus Magnus -- Commentary on Aristotle, On memory and recollection / Thomas Aquinas -- On two kinds of order that aid understanding and memory / Francesc Eiximenis -- On acquiring a trained memory / Thomas Bradwardine -- The tower of wisdom / John of Metz -- The art of memory / Jacobus Publicius -- A method for recollecting the gospels / Anonymous.
Note Print version record.
Summary ""A volume that will interest a wide spectrum of readers.""--Patrick Geary, University of California, Los Angeles.
ISBN 0585436207 (electronic bk.)
9780585436203 (electronic bk.)
9780812293425 (electronic bk.)
0812293428 (electronic bk.)
0812218817 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780812218817 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 51322044
Additional Format Print version: Medieval craft of memory. Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002 0812236769 (DLC) 2002020332 (OCoLC)49627682


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