Religious Dances in the Christian Church and in Popular Medicine

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Greenwood Press, 1977 - Religion - 364 pages

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Contents

Introductory
1
Religious Dances among the Jews
9
Dancing in the Earliest Christian Church
12
At the Graves of the Martyrs
25
The Dance and the Church Hymns
44
Sacred Church Dances
45
Popular Church Dances
48
The Dance and the Dead
131
Dance Epidemics of the Fifteenth Century
231
Dance Epidemics of the Sixteenth Century
235
Dance Epidemics of the Seventeenth Century
252
Dance Epidemics of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
254
The Saints Invoked
258
Choreomaniac Magic
270
Choreomania and Heresy
290
St Anthonys Fire
295

The Prohibition of Religious Dances
154
The Processions of the Flagellants
161
The Earliest Dance Epidemics
170
The Children of Hamelin
181
Dance Epidemics of the Fourteenth Century
190
The Hungarian Pilgrimages
216
Dance Epidemics and Ergotism
306
Summary
328
BIBLIOGRAPHY
336
INDEX
338
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ckman /f Eugene /i Louis

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