Publisher: KIT Publishers (May 12, 2009)
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* appealing photos of common phenomena, thus far almost unknown to the West* Designed by way of recognized prize profitable e-book clothier Irma increase* Of curiosity to fanatics of: images, physique paintings, and martial artsOil wrestling, played through Pehlivans, originated in Iran. It unfold to Northern India, Pakistan, Turkey, and within the Balkan―especially to Macedonia and adjacent parts. In Iran and Turkey, it's a nationwide recreation. within the Balkans, the tournaments quite often occur in distant villages at abnormal times.The Pehlivans, who put on heavy leather-based breeches amassed in on the knee, smear themselves with oil. The champions are versions of male virtues like energy, stamina and honor inside of their groups. Their perfect nutrition is 4 pounds of meat and part a kilo of honey a day.Author Nicolaas Biegman was once brought to the realm of the Pehlivans via a sought after former Yugoslav wrestling trainer, which gave him the chance to picture them over the last 3 months of a chronic remain in Macedonia.