Paul Soulellis

Memory palace

Memory palace A Roman reliquary

When using the memory palace, one needs only to remember the symbols, after which the encoded information becomes unlocked like the chirograph which connects to its counterpart.
“Memory Palace — A Trace Study.” Erin Mizrahi.

Desire line 1

Ponti Margherita Cavour Umberto I Sant’Angelo Emanuele II Principe Mazzini Sisto Cestio Garibaldi Fabricio Palatino Sublicio

Desire line 2

Rioni I Monte II Trevi III Colonna IV Campomarzio V Ponte VI Regola VII Parione VIII S. Eustachio IX Pigna X Campitelli XI S. Angelo XII Ripa XIII Trastevere XIV Borgo

Desire line 3

Scavi Rotonda Drain A Roman phobia A burial place A small but richly decorated tomb A memorial shrine A crucifixion Anamnesis



Chain monstrance Relics 1–100 Relics 1–20

Drain monstrance Relics 1–100 Relics 1–20

Name monstrance Relics 1–100 Relics 1–20


Chain Drain Name


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Paul Soulellis · American Academy in Rome · February 2011

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