Some articles on dance, classical dance, dances, khmer classical dance:
... Cambodian Dance can be divided into three main categories classical dance, folk dances, and vernacular dances ... Khmer classical dance is a form of Cambodian dance originally performed only for royalty ... The dances have many elements in common with Thai classical dance ...
... The origins of Khmer classical dance in the style seen today are disputed ... Cambodian scholars, such as Pech Tum Kravel, and French scholar George Groslier have claimed Khmer classical dance as a tradition maintained since the Angkor period ... Other scholars theorize that Khmer classical dance, as seen today, developed from, or was at least highly influenced by, Siamese classical dance innovations during the 19th century and precedent forms of Cambodian ...
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—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
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Tomb inscription, appearing in classical paintings by Guercino and Poussin, among others. The words probably mean that even the most ideal earthly lives are mortal. Arcadia, a mountainous region in the central Peloponnese, Greece, was the rustic abode of Pan, depicted in literature and art as a land of innocence and ease, and was the title of Sir Philip Sidneys pastoral romance (1590)