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  • choreomania — dancing mania or frenzy Manias and Obsessions …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Dancing mania — on a pilgrimage to the church at Sint Jans Molenbeek. An engraving by Hendrick Hondius (1642) after a drawing by Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1564). Dancing mania (also known as dancing plague, choreomania, St John s Dance and, historically, St.… …   Wikipedia

  • choreo- — combining form also chore or chorio Etymology: choreo , chore , from French choréo , choré , from Greek choreia dance, from choros dance, place for dancing; chorio , alteration of choreo more at chorus : dance choreomania …   Useful english dictionary

  • хореомания — (истор.; choreomania; хорея + мания) см. Хорея большая …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Хореомани́я — (истор.; choreomania; Хорея + Мания) см. Хорея большая …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Tanzwut — Der Ausdruck Tanzwut (lat. Epilepsia saltatoria), auch Tanzkrankheit oder Choreomania genannt, bezeichnet eine Erscheinung im 14. und 15. Jahrhundert, die von den Schriftstellern als Tanzwut oder Tanzplage beschrieben worden ist. Sie wurde als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fantastique semaine du cinéma — Festival international du film fantastique et de l imaginaire à Nice (Alpes Maritimes), la Fantastique Semaine du Cinéma entend explorer et révéler la jeune création cinématographique internationale. C est un rendez vous annuel qui allie une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dancing mania and hallucinations —    Dancing mania is also known as dancing plague, epidemic ofdancing, epidemic chorea, and choreomania. According to historical sources, the latter term was introduced by Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, better known as Paracelsus (1493… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • mania — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. madness, frenzy, lunacy; insanity; obsession, craze. See desire, excitability. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. craze, obsession, madness, manic disorder; see deSire 1 , insanity 1 , obsession . See Synonym… …   English dictionary for students

  • Manias and Obsessions — Sometimes, when I look over what I ve created in the Phrontistery, I start to think I m more than a bit crazy, and must be suffering from verbomania. Still, I probably don t officially have any of the 142 manias or obsessions listed below. Some… …   Phrontistery dictionary