National Geographic : 1941 Apr
Costume and Dance Recall Turkey's Four-century Occupation of the Island of Rhodes Sole remaining champion after a battle royal of dance, this Moslem wears full Turkish trousers and turban-decked fez. The few thousand Turks now living on Rhodes and Cos continue much the same life they lived under Ottoman rule. Photograph from Governo delle Isole Egee Weighted for Sinking and Streamlined forSpeed, This Simi Sponge Diver Favors aGoggled Mask Into the net bag the slimy black sponges arethrust. Delicious bread and fine sponges for his harem so softened Sultan Suleiman's heart that hegranted to Simi the right of sponge fishing inallOttoman waters (pages 460, 465).