Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Gadis Melayu like Bikini Models

Gadis Melayu like Bikini Models

Note: We love to encourage Malay Malaysian to wear bikini. You should know more about bikini. Understanding about bikini will make you (gadis melayu) comfortable while wearing bikini in Malaysia or Singapore.

You can visit wikipedia to know more about bikini. Melayu Boleh! Here bikini info we had collected part by part and like to share with you... ok, here we go.

History of Bikini



Two-piece garments worn by women for athletic purposes have been observed on Greek urns and paintings, dated as early as 1400 BC.

Ancient artwork dating back to the Diocletian period (286-305 AD) in Villa Romana del Casale outside the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily have depicted women in garments resembling modern-day bikinis. The Roman villa with its large and complex collection of Roman mosaics is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Images of ten women, dubbed the "Bikini Girls", playing in clothing that would pass as bikinis today are the most replicated mosaic among the 37 million colored tiles found at the site.



Depicted on the floor of the room dubbed as the "Chamber of the Ten Maiden" (Sala delle Dieci Ragazze in Italian), the mosaic was excavated by Gino Vinicio Gentile in the period 1950-60. The bikini girls are shown in the artwork dubbed as "Coronation of the Winner", performing various exercises including weight-lifting, discus throwing, running, and ball-games, while one woman in toga is depicted with a crown in hand and one of the Maidens is holding a palm frond in hand.

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