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Comment of the Day: “damnatio memoriae” should be revived.

2020-08-04
photo courtesy of pixabay.com and Erika Wittlieb

This from phimac in Washington Post attached to an op-ed by George Conway:

Classical Rome had “damnatio memoriae”: Forbidding the offender’s name to be spoken, cancelling it in every document and removing it from any memorial. A custom to be revived, methinks.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/08/03/trumps-name-should-live-infamy/
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