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Did ancient Romans converse with statues for inspiration?

The rest of 64.9 reads: quidni ego illos honoris causa semper appellem? Why should I not continually greet them with respect and honour? It's this line, not the previous one, to which Zanker is ...
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How significant was poetry as mnemonic device in technical / philosophical / scientific texts in classical Rome and Greece?

Perhaps that it's Hipparchus that you have in mind. Although he supposedly wrote fourteen works, the only one of his texts that we still have is Commentary on the Phaenomena of Eudoxus and Aratus, ...
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