Coming Soon: Damnatio Memoriae May End Copy Cat Shooters with a “condemnation of memory”


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Herostratus — or Erostratus — was a 4th-century BC Greek arsonist, who sought notoriety by destroying the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. His acts prompted the creation of a damnatio memoriae law, forbidding anyone to mention his name.