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memory palace of Matteo Ricci

Jonathan D. Spence

memory palace of Matteo Ricci

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ricci, Matteo.,
  • Missionaries -- China -- Biography.,
  • Missionaries -- Italy -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJonathan Spence.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV3427.R46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,350p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15066949M
    ISBN 100571139590


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The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci uses a Chinese-language treatise by Ricci on the mnemonic arts as a guide to the story of his mission to China. Ricci was the first Christian missionary to be able to establish residence in Beijing, in Cited by: The memory palace in the book's title refers to the method Ricci used to learn characters.

Ricci envisioned a palace furnished with items which served as mnemonics for individual characters. Although This is a biography of the Jesuit missionary who tried in the early 17th century to convert the Ming emperor to Christianity and thereby win over /5.

Matteo Ricci did not have the cure for cancer, but as we learn in The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci by Jonathan D. Spence he did have the next best thing: A simple recipe for eliminating forgetfulness.

Not only that, but Ricci’s recipe helps with memorizing entire books and large volumes of vocabulary. In "The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci," Jonathan Spence explores the world of the titular Jesuit, through four Chinese characters found in Ricci’s “memory palace.” This was a mnemonic device popular in Europe at the time; in using it to help remember China’s complicated written system Ricci hoped to impress the literati and gain converts/5(43).

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Four of these images derive from events described in the Bible, the others from Ricci's book on the art of memory that was circulated among members of the Ming dynasty elite.

A rich and compelling narrative about a remarkable life, The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci is also a significant work of global history, juxtaposing the world of Counter.

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci is a biography of the missionary and teacher Matteo Ricci by historian Jonathan Spence. Spence is a specialist in Chinese history and a former professor at Yale University.

The book documents Ricci’s attempts to teach mnemonic devices to the Chinese elite in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century n: In Matteo Ricci taught the Chinese how to build a memory palace.

He told them that the size of the palace would depend on how much they wanted to remember: the most ambitious construction would consist of several hundred buildings of all shapes and sizes, "the more there are the better it will be," said Ricci, thought he added that one did.

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci concerns the missionary efforts of the late 16th century Jesuit priest, Matteo Ricci, to convert the Chinese people to Christianity.

Matteo Ricci is born in Macerata, Italy on October 6th, within the "papal domain" or the Papal States in what is today Italy. Praise for The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci: “An extraordinarily delicate achievement Resembles the portrait of an age.” —The New York Times Book Review “A gripping portrait of late-sixteenth-century cultural history in both the West and the East.” —Natalie Zemon Davis, Princeton University, author of The Return of Martin GuerreBrand: Penguin Publishing Group.

The concept of a memory palace is ancient; it makes sense as a memory device since basic survival once depended on location memory season after season, year after year. David Weinberger discussed Cicero's myth of an ancient Greek poet Simonides. Buy a cheap copy of The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci book by Jonathan D.

Spence. Matteo Ricci (), an Italian Jesuit, entered China in to spread Catholicism in the largely Confucian country. In order to make a Cited by: About The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci.

From the renowned historian and author of The Death of Woman Wang, a vivid and gripping account of the 16th-century missionary’s remarkable sojourn to Ming China Inthe Jesuit Priest Matteo Ricci set out from Italy to bring Christian faith and Western thought to Ming dynasty China.

In "The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci," Jonathan Spence explores the world of the titular Jesuit, through four Chinese characters found in Ricci’s “memory palace.” This was a mnemonic device popular in Europe at the time; in using it to help remember China’s complicated written system Ricci hoped to impress the literati and gain converts/5(35).

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci uses a Chinese-language treatise by Ricci on the mnemonic arts as a guide to the story of his mission to China. Ricci was the first Christian missionary to be able to establish residence in Beijing, in His story is as remarkable - Ricci was able to learn Chinese well enough to translate books and debate /5(34).

In "The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci," Jonathan Spence explores the world of the titular Jesuit, through four Chinese characters found in Ricci’s “memory palace.” This was a mnemonic device popular in Europe at the time; in using it to help remember China’s complicated written system Ricci hoped to impress the literati and gain converts/5(36).

From the renowned historian and author of The Death of Woman Wang, a vivid and gripping account of the 16th-century missionary’s remarkable sojourn to Ming China Inthe Jesuit Priest Matteo Ricci set out from Italy to bring Christian faith and Western thought to Ming dynasty China.

To capture the complex emotional and religious drama of Ricci's extraordinary life, 3/5(10). Four of these images derive from events described in the Bible, the others from Ricci's book on the art of memory that was circulated among members of the Ming dynasty elite.

A rich and compelling narrative about a remarkable life, The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci is also a significant work of global history, juxtaposing the world of Counter 3/5(8). In "The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci," Jonathan Spence explores the world of the titular Jesuit, through four Chinese characters found in Ricci’s “memory palace.” This was a mnemonic device popular in Europe at the time; in using it to help remember China’s complicated written system Ricci hoped to impress the literati and gain converts/5(45).

According to Brook (p), a memory palace is “a mnemonic method that was popular with sixteenth-century Jesuits for retaining in memory.” In the book, Matteo Ricci, a pious Christian, tried to impress the Chinese by using his memory skills. He also hoped that they can be interested in his culture and thus interested in God (p.

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An interesting book which is something more than an ordinary biography. Matteo Ricci is an interesting character, and the Palace of Memory is a framework and a link between topics, but there is also an excellent glimpse of Ming China and the vast currents of religion and peoples and thought in that vibrant civilization/5(6).

I think you'll like it because in addition to all the stuff about memory techniques and info about using a Memory Palace (actually, it's kind of limited on that front), the book is. Editions for The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback Cited by: This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci.

The second example of constructing a memory image is the Chinese ideograph yao. Ricci chooses. Praise for The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci "An extraordinarily delicate achievement Resembles the portrait of an age."--The New York Times Book Review "A gripping portrait of late-sixteenth-century cultural history in both the West and the East."--Natalie Zemon Davis, Princeton University, author of The Return of Martin Guerre/5().

Get this from a library. The memory palace of Matteo Ricci. [Jonathan D Spence] -- Recounts the activities in China of the late-sixteenth-century Jesuit missionary, Matteo Ricci, and examines the cultural and historical contexts of those activities.

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci by Jonathan D. Spence,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. For his latest depature from conventional literary forms, Yale historian-of-China Spence (The Death of Woman Wang, The Gate of Heavenly Peace) follows the example of his subject, 16th-century Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci—who not only introduced Christianity into China, but ""taught the Chinese how to build a memory palace"": a mental construct of myriad images.

Buy The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci by Jonathan D. Spence online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ (PUBPenguin)Perhaps the first modern missionary, Ricci came to realize that 16th-century Chinese ''literati'' could be reached by introducing European arts and sciences plus adopting local Confucian customs.

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By Jonathan D. Spence. Illustrated. New York: Elisabeth Sifton Books/Viking. $ Jonathan D. Spence, the George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University, may have begun this book as a conventional biography of the 16th-century Jesuit missionary to China, Matteo Ricci.

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