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The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

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Elite Romans periodically chose to limit or destroy the memory of a leading citizen who was deemed an unworthy member of the community. Sanctions against memory could lead to the removal or mutilation of portraits and public inscriptions. Harriet Flower provides the first chronological overview of the development of this Roman practice--an instruction to forget--from archa ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by University of North Carolina Press
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