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Origins And Definitions - Primitive Dances
The english word dance is close to the French danse, which in turn is supposed to derive from the ancient high German danson, to stretch or drag.
Ritual Myth And Drama - Dance In Egypt
Among primitive people, magical dances were the first methods for dealing with the unknown.
The Origins Of Greek Tragedy - Dance And Theatre
The myths of Egyptian Osiris and Grecian Dionysos are strikingly alike, though definitely independent.
The Roman Theater - Pantomime And Imperial Spectacle
The gamut of Roman dancing offers us a complete contrast to everything Greek, although a basic part of Roman theatre was seriously influenced by ideas from Attica herself.
The Roman Christian Church - It Spectacular Elements
Thus, not more than fifteen years after Alaric had sacked Rome, Saint Augustine tried to reason with the City and Empire of Rome proposing a new empire, The City of God.
The Mediaeval Dance
It may seem that the development of stage-dancing is more accurately a record of the survival of an instinct towards the dance.
Feudal Pageantry And Danced Disguisings
Though the Church bore little love for the theater, and none for dancing, nevertheless a lovable theater had grown from under cathedral shadows, and dances were a part of it.
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