Satyricon, Chapter 53, Volume II, Photography Charlie Engman Styling Anna Carraro
Set Design Enrico Pompili and Valentina Cameranesi Sgroi
Model Dimitra Louana Marlanti
Special thanks to Hotel Apollo
Set Design Enrico Pompili and Valentina Cameranesi Sgroi Model Dimitra Louana Marlanti Special thanks to Hotel Apollo
When this was over with, some rope dancers came in and a very boresome fool stood holding a ladder, ordering his boy to dance from rung to rung, and finally at the top, all this to the music of popular airs; then the boy was compelled to jump through blazing hoops while grasping a huge wine jar with his teeth. Trimalchio was the only one who was much impressed by these tricks, remarking that it was a thankless calling and adding that in all the world there were just two things which could give him acute pleasure, rope-dancers and horn blowers; all other entertainments were nothing but nonsense.