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Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set of social behaviours intimately related to the...

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The woman in the ‘house’

Pierre Brulé and Antonia Nevill.

in Women of Ancient Greece

July 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 13914 words.

‘Marriage is to the girl what war is to the boy’. People are still musing over this statement by Jean-Pierre Vernant. Of course, for each sex, war and marriage represent ‘the fulfilment of...

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