Medieval Dancers
De Pratica Seu Arte Tripudii: ''On the Practice or Art of Dancing'' by Guglielmo Ebreo of Pesaro

Fifteenth-Century Dance and Music: Twelve Transcribed Italian Treatises and Collections in the Tradition of Domenico Da Piacenza

Fifteenth-Century Dance and Music: Choreographic Descriptions with Concordances of Variants

The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance

By examining depictions of dancers in medieval artwork, one can develop theories of how such dances might have looked – and learn about what sorts of people danced, and how they dressed.

Elsewhere on this site, there are linkspages with musicians, Renaissance dancers, morris dancers, Persian dancers, etc.

For more information about pre-17th century dance, see these links. Additional dance-related iconography can be found at Bildsammlung Mittelaltertanz - Medieval Dance Picture Collection, Collection of Dance Pictures from 800 to 1550.

Click here to see 16th century dancers!