added by archaeologs
A kind of dance among the ancients, wherein, by a great many figures and postures, they imitated the metamorphoses of Proteus.
CLASSICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, LAWS, INSTITUTIONS, ARTS, ETC. CELEBRATED NATIONS OF ANTIQUITY, THE MIDDLE AGES. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A SYNOPTICAL AND CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF ANCIENT HISTORY. BY P. AUSTIN NUTTALL, LL.D.