Overview

acrobatics


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Ancient popular entertainment. Petronius describes rope dancers and acrobats in the Satyricon. In thirteenth-century Bourbon, acrobats ‘somersaulted on the ground’, and by the sixteenth century ‘feats of activity’ were displayed ...

Subjects: Theatre.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.