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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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12c94cb0-c5be-012f-56b6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 June 25, 2017. 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.