drama clowns By 16vennstromp Jan 1, 1000 Ancient Egypt Ancient Egypt 5000 years ago/ 2990 BC Jan 1, 1001 Ancient China had clowns attached to the Imperial Court. 1027-221 BC May 17, 1001 Ancient Rome several types of clown. Some were known as Sannio Stupidus ETC May 17, 1002 Ancient Greece clowns who wore short tunics ("chiton") May 17, 1003 In Malaya clowns exist today who are similar to ones who performed thousands of years ago. Jan 1, 1005 Turkey Nasr el-Din was a famus May 17, 1007 Italy Italian Commedia del’arte al improviso (professional improvised comedy) was imported into this country. May 17, 1008 Circus 1768 The word curcus was made form where the clowns performend they performend in a circle dome where the ancaint romens foght and thats were the name came from.