#The_Two_Dancers. In this masterpiece from the Tomb of the Triclinium at Tarquinia, a couple dressed in their finest costume dance into the hereafter. #Etruscan, 480 BCE. Dancing such as this symbolic dance represents is theorized as contributing to the development of #theatre.
Detail of a miniature of Minerva crowned, instructing men in making armour, while a man uses counters and another plays the flageolet. From Boccaccio, Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation c. 1400-25, French (Paris). British Library MS Royal 20 C V f. 15