Freud And Eternal Rome

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The contrastive examples that Freud gave concerning the history of the Eternal Rome make the analogy quite clear. From the realistic angle first, if a person gets hold of enough historical knowledge, he may perhaps be able to trace out in the plan of Rome, even the whole course of that wall and the outline of the Roma Quadrata. However it is hardly necessary to remark that all these remains of ancient Rome, since ancients are still buried with unknown histories beneath the modern Rome city which reveals the manner how the past is preserved in historic sites. Hence, a psychical entity of Rome with a similarly long and copious past arises where once existed things will not disappear and will continue to exist alongside the latest one. In this

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