Studies of Vedic mnemonics

Steve Farmer saf at SAFARMER.COM
Wed May 17 23:40:06 UTC 2000

Answering a question yesterday from George Thompson about
premodern works in the West on mnemonics, I incorrectly wrote:

> The granddaddy of these texts was the
> pseudo-Ciceronian _Hortensius_, which was an ancient handbook for
> lawyers and rhetoricians.

The work I had in mind was the _Ad Herennium_, not the
_Hortensius._ My memory slip was made without the benefit of
formal mnemonics.

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