Shoes were primarily worn in the theater, as a means of increasing stature, ...
Pheidippides, the first marathoner, ran from Athens to Sparta in less than 36
Jun 5, 2008 ... First Shoes Worn 40,000 Years Ago ... Trinkaus has found that humans were
probably wearing shoes even earlier, about 40,000 years ago.
1600-1200 BC) a type of soft shoes were worn by the mountain people who lived
on the ... The first rubber heel for shoes was patented on January 24, 1899 by ...
In the Middle East heels were added to shoes to lift the foot from the burning sand
. ... Boots were first worn in cold, mountainous regions and hot, sandy deserts ...
Jun 26, 2010 ... 4,000 years ago the first shoes were made of a single piece of rawhide ... heels
were worn by the upper classes in seventeenth-century Europe.
Feb 5, 2013 ... Men were the first sex to don the shoe. ... First, the heels worn by the elite
became increasingly high in order to maintain upper class distinction.
Jan 25, 2013 ... "The high heel was worn for centuries throughout the near east as a form of ...
Persian style shoes were enthusiastically adopted by aristocrats, who ... Although
Europeans were first attracted to heels because the Persian ...
Jun 19, 2014 ... High-heeled shoes were originally worn by men. As early as the 10<sup>th</sup> century,
many horseback-riding cultures wore heels on their boots and on ...
Jun 12, 2013 ... The first high heel wearers are believed to have been Persian ... The shoes
became a status symbol and the heels were extended to make the men ...
cowboy boots and some shoes worn by rock stars, who occasionally have ...
Jan 28, 2013 ... Persian style shoes were enthusiastically adopted by aristocrats, who ... the high
heel's primacy, first among men and then among women:.