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    DescriptionRelying on ornamental artwork, ancient inscriptions and literature, the author examines Old Testament terms for "dancing," and forms of musical accompaniment in the time of the Hebrews; the sacred processional dance, performed by Hittites, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans; the ritual dance around sacred objects; and sacred dances performed during harvests and festivals.

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    Sacred Dance in the Ancient World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) W. O. E. Oesterley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 139 mm
    Height: 219 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486424941
    ISBN 10: 0486424944

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC E4L: SOC
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: JHM
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27400
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC005000, REL017000
    B&T General Subject: 270
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, PER003000
    DC21: 291.37
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    DC22: 291.3/7, 291.37
    LC classification: BL605.O4 2
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PER003100
    LC classification: BL605 .O4 2002
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JHM
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    28 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York