Just what is anamnesis anyway?
Vocabulary.com defines “anamnesis” as “the ability to recall past occurrences” or “memory”. The Greeks also considered memories from one’s past lives as part of the concept – but I’m playing fast and loose with their concept of “past lives”.
Instead of reincarnation, by “past lives”, I mean those lives in the past — of my own ancestors.
I am “remembering” ancestral lives and ancestral places by writing down what I know of them at this point in time.
This particular series will focus largely on locations where different branches of my family resided.