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Ancient Olympics: Running, Wrestling, Boxing, Pankration, Pentathlon

Stephanitic: crown; four athletic festivals; Olympic Games, Nemean Games, Isthmain Games, Pythian Games Stadion: one stadion= 600 ancient feet. (Gymnikos Agon- nude competition); modern equivalent- 200m sprint Run knee high/ arm extended (only event from 776-724) Victor gave his name for 4 year Olympiad (use Olympiads to reckon time) Then Diaulos (400m was added to…

Legal Positivism

Definition: The school of thought that believes that the only source of law is written law that is adopted, practiced and enforced in society by the government and legal systems. Principles: Written – so that all citizen known their obligations, rights and consequences Curb judicial discretion – preventing emotional involvement Important Contributors: Jeremy Bentham –…