Dance of The Seven Veils

In several notable works of Western culture, the Dance of the Seven Veils (usually described as danced by Salome) is one of the elaborations on the biblical tale of the execution of John the Baptist. Details enriching the story in later Christian mythology include providing a name for the dance, and describing the purpose of the dance as being to inflame King Herod with incestuous desire so that he would grant Salome her desire, for the head of the Baptist.

Read more about Dance Of The Seven Veils:  Biblical Account, Account By Flavius Josephus, Possible Reference To Pagan/pre-Christian Myth, Cultural References

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