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*Deals mostly with the Simonides story related by Cicero (De oratore 2.351-3), which has become a favorite in Gedächtnisgeschichte writings and is carrying a heavy load.
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*Independent perspective taken by an Israeli scholar. Cf. B. Schwartz, Y. Zerubavel, and B. Arnett, “The Recovery of Masada: A Study in Collective Memory,” Sociol. Quarterly 27.2 (1986) 147-64.