La danza di Ares. Forme e funzioni delle danze armate

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[automatically translated] The existence of this report allows you to speculate, and often to check, because the repeated execution of movements choreutic sequences contribute, within precise ritual contexts, the introjection of beliefs, knowledge and socially accepted and shared behavioral mode thus it became the instrument of incorporation of the social norms and ethics. The verification of some hypotheses about the functions performed by certain types of dance and the relationships between these intervening, as well as a reflection on the mechanisms that allow certain ritual dances of producing permanent effects on individuals of great social impact, are an important part of this research; a search that, moving examination of peculiar forms of armed widespread in ancient Greece dance to get to this day choral practices observed in different contexts Sicilian holidays, necessarily it goes into areas not normally frequented by anthropologists and is measured by its methods and other skills disciplines. Dealing with the study of specific choral performances, this can not and will not propose general readings and does not aspire to produce extensible statements to all those bodily forms of expression that scholars of various disciplines have qualified as dances; wants rather detect the consistency of the functions that certain dances, formally assimilated by virtue of sharing the ritual symbols of weapons of conflict and virile strength,
Original languageItalian
PublisherGruppo Editoriale Bonanno s.r.l.
Number of pages291
ISBN (Print)978-88-6318-014-5
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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NamePopoli Culture Società

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Buttitta, I. (2014). La danza di Ares. Forme e funzioni delle danze armate. (Popoli Culture Società). Gruppo Editoriale Bonanno s.r.l.