This book explores broad-ranging themes relating to memory,
memorization, memorializing or commemorating in a variety of
historical, legal, literary and architectural contexts.
Distinguished scholars like Abbas Amanat, Irene Bierman, Elton
Daniel, George Makdisi, Roy Mottahedeh, Andrew Newman, Ismail K.
Poonawala, and Paul E. Walker examine lists and maps as memory
aids, the transmission of knowledge and traditions from medieval