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Reverence

BACKGROUND

Information: A Renaissance dance motif

The reverence (aka reverena) is not so much a step, as a bookend for a dance. The man bows to the woman, and the woman curtseys to the man. This is done at the beginning and end of each dance. The reverence was a part of every dance at court.

Translation: Respect

Pronunciation: REH-veh-rents

Region: England


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