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More on fooles [Mar. 7th, 2006|02:55 pm]
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The origins of the jester are possibly in prehistoric tribal society. Pliny the Elder mentions a royal jester (planus regium) when recounting Apelles' visit to the palace of the Hellenistic King Ptolemy I. However, jesters are mainly thought of in association with the Middle Ages.

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[User Picture]From: shyska
2006-03-07 08:02 pm (UTC)

interesting

i'm glad you posted this. the likely/possible (depending how you want to look at it) prehistoric origin intrigues me.
btw, you okay? what's up?
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[User Picture]From: xiphia
2006-03-08 01:02 am (UTC)
Some great links there!
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[User Picture]From: blackbird_tanya
2006-03-10 07:55 pm (UTC)
The world needs more fools. Could use one today!

Hugs your way.
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From: jacomothefool
2006-03-22 11:02 pm (UTC)
Grins
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