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Should We Take Down Monuments? Damnatio Memoriae in the Modern Age…

Toppling Statues is nothing new. It’s just for the ancient world, they have a cooler term for it: Damnatio Memoriae – the damnation of memory. Okay, okay, the term wasn’t actually used by Romans (I know, I’m gutted also), but the practice was certainly employed. The Romans adopted the practice, which they deemed worse than