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Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds.

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Title
Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Dance -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON DAN-Anc
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX DAN-Anc
Topics
Ceremonial dancers
Clothing & dress -- Greece -- To 499
Dance -- Greece -- To 499
Dance teachers
Notes
Content : A "choregos" is a chorus master. In ancient Greece, a chorus was a group of citizens who sang and danced at plays, festivals and ceremonies. They were hired, trained and sometimes even fed by the choregos, who was a sort of cross between a civic official and an impresario.

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Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 38.5 x 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 12c94cb0-c5be-012f-56b6-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fc1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fc1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1894). Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fc1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds.