In these societies without writing it has specialties of the memory, man-memory ‘ ‘ genealogistas’ ‘ , guardies of real codices, historians of the cuts, ‘ ‘ tradicionalistas’ ‘. (p.428) ‘ ‘ It is necessary to underline that, contrarily what in general it believes, the memory transmitted for the learning in the societies without writing is not a memory ‘ ‘ word for palavra’ ‘. ‘ ‘ (P. 428) ‘ ‘ In the societies without writing the collective memory seems to command itself around three great ones interests: the collective age of the group that if it establishes in certain myths, more necessarily in myths of origin, the prestige of the dominant families who if state for the genealogies, and knowing technician who if transmits for strong on practical formulas the magic religiosa’ ‘. (p.431) ‘ ‘ Another form of on memory to the writing is the document written in a support especially destined the writing (after attempts on the bone, upholsters, skin, as in old Russia; palm leves, as in India; carapaa of turtle, as in China; finally papyrus and paper) ‘ ‘. (p.432) ‘ ‘ The ticket of the verbal memory the written memory is certainly difficult to understand. But an institution and a text can perhaps help to reconstitute it us what if it must have last in Greece arcaica’ ‘.
(p.437) ‘ ‘ The Greeks of the time had made of the Memory a goddess, Mnemoise. She is the mother of the nine muses that it procreated in descurso of nine nights passed with Zeus’ ‘. (P.