Wrestling with the Past

World�s oldest sports manual found, covers wrestling

I always throught it was pretty cool that Jacob wrestled with an angel because it's one of the few times that sports are mentioned in the Bible. The above picture dates that this was a manual for wrestling that dates way back to 200 AD. In fact, this is considered to be the oldest sports manual in the world! Kerry McCoy is the two-time olympian responsible for finding this. 

Boring? Absolutely, but I think this is for the scavengers and history buffs. Can anyone tell me what language this is written in?

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