Byzantine War Dances from Cappadocia


Scholae Palatinae

In this rare video of the previous century you can watch some Medieval Greek (Byzantine) dances from Cappadocia. At 3:41 we have the dance of the knives. At 4:41 we have the dance of the swords. The final dance is religious dance and come from the days of St.Basil who saves the city who lives from the wrath of the emperor Julian the Apostate.

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