When did Cynisca die?
Which event did Cynisca?
Who was the first female athlete who won the chariot race *?
She first won gold at the World Championships in 2009, and went on to win at the 2016 Olympics, and 2017 World Championships, where she also won a bronze medal in the 1500 metres….Caster Semenya.
|Event(s)||800 metres, 1500 metres|
|Achievements and titles|
What are the rules of pankration?
Pankration, which literary means ‘all force’, is a combination of wrestling and boxing. It was a dangerous sport, in which everything was permitted except biting, gouging (stabbing with your finger in your opponent’s eye, nose or mouth) and attacking the genitals.
How many falls did it take to lose a match in Palē?
Sports scholars and historians are uncertain about what exactly constituted a fall. They agree however that it involved touching at least the shoulders or the back to the earth. Three falls were a victory and the match was ended.
Is Germanic German?
German is a West Germanic language within the Indo-European family of languages and, as such, contrasts with Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and Modern Icelandic, which are North Germanic languages.
Are French people Germanic?
The modern French are the descendants of mixtures including Romans, Celts, Iberians, Ligurians and Greeks in southern France, Germanic peoples arriving at the end of the Roman Empire such as the Franks and the Burgundians, and some Vikings who mixed with the Normans and settled mostly in Normandy in the 9th century.
Is English Germanic or Latin?
English is a Germanic language, with a grammar and a core vocabulary inherited from Proto-Germanic. However, a significant portion of the English vocabulary comes from Romance and Latinate sources.