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  • Record Number: 6712
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Fletcher , Alan J.
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  • Title: The Dancing Virgins of "Hali Meiðdhad" [The author points out a passage in "Hali Meidenhad" in which the virgins in Heaven are described as dancing and singing. Fletcher suggests that they would have been performing a "carole en ronde" as in the "Roman de la Rose." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Notes and Queries 238, (December 1993): Pages 437 - 439.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Dance Devotional Literature Hali Meidenhad, Middle English Devotional Work Heaven Virginity
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University College Dublin
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  • Year of Publication: 1993.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00293970
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