Sunday, August 14, 2022
68.0°F
Italian clown Pulchinella, a character from the 17th century commedia dell'arte, who acted as a model for multiple clown personalities.

Stories this photo appears in:

HISTORY CORNER: History of the Circus
January 9, 2022 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: History of the Circus

The earliest circuses may have been where the Romans pitted gladiators against one another and sacrificed Christians to the lions.