University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Hilt-and-Point Sword Dancing

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Instructor:
Jaume de Monçó


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA81 March 3, 2012
Crs #:
108
Date:
Sat Mar 03
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
8/12
Room:
Lobby 3
Course Category:
Dance
Track:
Dance
Description
Hilt-and-point sword dances are a family of dances related to morris which are found throughout Europe and originate in the 14th century. We will discuss the origins and history of these unusual dances, as well as stepping through a tentative interpretation of a 16th-century example.