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nomoi

(ˈnəʊmɔːɪ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government a subdivision or department of Greek government
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In sections on the emperor and justice, justice in a dispersed empire, and justice for all, 12 papers consider such topics as the Decreta and Imperiales Sententiae of Julius Paulus: law and justice of the judicial decisions of Septimus Severus, koinoi nomoi: Hadrian and the harmonization of local laws, substantive justice in provincial and Roman legal argument, and the spectacle of justice in the Roman Empire.
Factors like ergonomics, position of screen, glare, temperature, workstations and visual defects influence CVS.2 Ergonomics is a Greek words, "ergon," work, and "nomoi," means natural laws.
We confront, overcome, and occasionally succumb to never-ending assaults on our "familiar territory." The rules by which we act, Peterson writes, constitute "the most essential aspect of the social contract." Within our clan or group, "patriotic rituals, stories of ancestral heroes, myths and symbols of cultural or racial identity," define our "established territory, weaving for us a web of meaning that, shared with others, eliminates the necessity of dispute over meaning." Long before the Age of Television and the collapse of the Blue Church, humans had established their psychological need for nomoi, authoritative opinions.
An early Spartan "state of good nomoi" (eunomia, Thuc.1.18) indicates "good customs" or "obedience to traditions," not Nichols' "good laws." She translates the difficult word arete as "virtue," even when battlefield contexts demand "courage" or "valor."