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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Pyrrhic Dance

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The chief war-dance of the Greeks, of quick, light movement to the music of flutes; was of Cretan or Spartan origin. It was subsequently danced for display by the Athenian youths and by women to entertain company, and in the Roman empire was a favourite item in the public games.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Pyrrhic Dance'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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