Mar/09

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THE CIRCUS AND HIS HISTORY: A VIEW COMENTS

Before beginning we must remember that the acrobatics, juggling are the human expressions (art) prior to the concept of “Circus” or “Art of the Circus” (Ministere De L’EDUCATION NATIONALE, DE LA RECHERCHE ET DE LA TECHNOLOGIE – FRANCE, 1998 : 40). Here are some important topics that can help to understand a little that means traditional Circus.

The former Circus:

  • Circus Greek
  • Circo Romano
  • The Circus in the Renaissance
  • Circus of Pets

Traditional circus:

  • Century XVII, XVIII and beginning of XIX: Circus animals and beasts (freak)

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