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Unformatted text preview: dashes werer a basic form of athletic competition The roman stadium was a unit of length consisting of 184 meters Runner ran in the nude with only male specatators The nt often compares the chiristian life to a Greco- roman race for example Hebrews . Roman family life- strongly patriarchal fathers had power of life and death over children and slaves Women had generally fewere right than in Greece until nt times Businesses were often run and by the household...
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