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Angelica (Ἀγγελική) was a celebrated dance among the ancient Greeks, performed at their feasts. It was thus called from the Greek ἄγγελος (nuntius, "messenger"), by reason, as Pollux assures us, the dancers were dressed in the habit of messengers.
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