Core Vocab: khoros

...sometimes they would dance deftly in a ring with merry twinkling feet, as it were a potter sitting at his work and making trial of his wheel to see whether it will run, and sometimes they would go all in line with one another, and many people were gathered joyously about the place of dancing [khoros]. There was a singer also to sing to them and play his lyre, while… Read more

Under Discussion: The song of Daskalogiannis

I discovered that the dance Pentozali which has its roots in the Ancient Pyrrhic dance like the dance Serra of the Pontiac Greeks, was first danced by Daskalogiannis and his men before the revolt of 1770. Different versions of this initial poem can be found of different lengths as the poem kept changing by repetition. Read more