Monday, October 3, 2016

Throwback about Juggling - way back!

Today, we take a very quick look at the origins of the Art of Juggling. The earliest record of juggling is a wall painting in ancient Egypt, which depicts what appears to be jugglers, about 4,000 years ago. See the following screenshot of a relevant Wikipedia page:


Source: Wikipedia


Interestingly, a search of the phrase, "juggling in ancient China" yields the following images. The Han Dynasty period was 206 BC–220 AD. The Ming Dynasty period was from the years 1368 to 1644. See the following screenshot taken from a relevant Wikipedia page.


Source: Wikipedia


Many other cultures around the world have historical records of juggling. This has been a very quick look back in time. For more information, try the search phrase, "history of juggling" when browsing through the Wikipedia website.


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