Danser le mythe: la pantomime et sa réception dans la culture antique

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Peeters, 2007 - Literary Collections - 511 pages
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Pantomimes first appeared in Rome around 22 BC, under the reign of emperor Augustus. These actors, solo dancers accompanied by a chorus and an orchestra, mimed major mythological events and continued to fascinate the public for the remaining six centuries of the Roman empire. This study focuses on the important cultural changes that gave birth to this 'modern drama.' French text.

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