Thursday, October 25, 2007

Memory Theatre of Guillo Camillo

They say that this man has constructed a certain amphitheatre, a work of wonderful skill, into which whoever is admitted as a spectator will be able to discourse on any subject no less fluently than Cicero...The work is of wood,marked with many images, and full of little boxes; there are various orders and grades in it. He gives a place to each individual figure and ornament.
1532 letter from Vigilus to Erasmus

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