Joannes Meursius and his "Orchestra,
sive de saltationibus veterum" of 1618
The first monograph on ancient Greek dance since Antiquity
by Frederick Naerebout & Alkis Raftis
Publisher: Dora Stratou Dance Theatre & Greek Section IOFA
Scholiou 8, Plaka, GR-10558 Athens, Greece
Tel. (30)210 324 4395; (30)210 324 6188; fax (30)210 324 6921
85 pages 30.5 x 22.2 cm
Year of publication: 2003
ISBN 960-86150-5-4 9608615054
A reprint of the Leiden edition by Gronovius, an account of Meursius' life, comments on the work, index of dances and a selected bibliography of the 100 most important works since 1618.
A fundamental work in dance scholarship and at the same time an informative reader for historians, archeologists, philologists, as well as for music and theater researchers.
The authors are two of the world's most renowned dance scholars. The publisher is the national institution for Greek dance, which has a long list of the most serious publications to its credit.
Also availabe as eBook
Ask the Dora Stratou Theater for the Greek translation by Yannis Katsantonis
Ζητήστε από το Χοροθέατρο "Δόρα Στράτου" τη μετάφραση στα ελληνικά από τον Γιάννη Κατσαντώνη