The social and cultural aspect of dance. The revival of traditional dance in modern society. Greek history as a source of inspiration in Greek dance. Eva Sikelianos’ Dance once again at the “heart” of the staging of Tragedy. Apollo and Dionysos, cosmic “principles and dynamics” linked in an unbroken line to the body, to nature, dance and the arts. The sacred element found in the dances of both Greece and India. Dance in folktales as present in joyful events and as a guide for initiation into a world of magic. The choreographers and dancers who influenced dance costumes and sets. The problems faced by the dance profession in Greece. Dance as a heading in eight encyclopedias. Bibliography on dance.