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Like architectural monuments, vestigia here are able to inform behavior in the present through reference to the past. These passages from Livy’s tenth book explicitly describe the settings of military campaigns and employ vestigia as clues, or tracks, that point to the experiences of the Italians during these campaigns. 58 They are, in this way, quite unlike architectural 57 Thus here vestigia function like architectural monuments might do in Livy’s text, in signaling that the author has seen and interpreted the physical remains of the past (Wiseman 1986; cf.
A great battle leaves its imprint on the field, and the ruined ground, abandoned camps, or broken earthworks might reveal their story under the eye of an experienced general like Alexander. 69; cf. Feeney 2007: 2 on a different approach to time. 5; Verg. Aen. 12). 7). 30 T ri umph i n De f e at Quinque et quadraginta loca in Samnio fuere, in quibus Deci castra fuerunt, alterius consulis sex et octoginta; nec ualli tantum ac fossarum uestigia relicta sed multo alia illis insigniora monumenta uastitatis circa regionumque depopulatarum.
10 This idea derives in part from Sigmund Freud’s Mourning and Melancholia, in which he argues that the mourning “ego” must 5 Yates 1966: 1–26, on ad Her. 16–24 (on which text see also Müller 1996); Cic. De or. 86–87; and Quint. Inst. 2; 27–49, discussing classical authors from Plato to Augustine. 6 Halbwachs 1980, esp. 41–49; Hutton 2000: 537–539 provides a useful introduction to the “genealogy” of this field, and see now Olick, Vinitzky-Seroussi, and Levy 2011. , Dietler 1998. , Ho Tai 2001, on differences between the American three-volume edition of Realms of Memory and the seven-volume French original.
A History of Roman Religion by Franz Altheim