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Supplement (1) to Oxford University Gazette No. 4745. Wednesday, 12 October 2005.
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Scholarships and Prizes 2005: Classics

GREEK AND LATIN DECLAMATION PRIZES

Undergraduates are invited to enter for a competition in the reading and recitation of Greek and Latin prose and verse. All are welcome. The competition will be held on Friday, 26 May 2006 (fifth week). The competition will be public (that is, any current student may enter).

Individual competitions will be held under:

(a) Greek Reading: Candidates to read prescribed passages (of some 20 to 25 lines) in both prose and verse. First Prize: £50; Second Prize: £25.

(b) Latin Reading: as for Greek Reading.

(c) Greek Recitation: Candidates to recite a passage of verse (16-24 lines) of their own choice from memory. One prize: £25.

(d) Latin Recitation: As for Greek Recitation.

Candidates may enter for any one competition or two which should be EITHER (a) or (b) together with EITHER (c) or (d). No one is eligible to enter for a competition in which (s)he has won a prize in an earlier year.

Undergraduates interested in taking part may obtain an entry form from Dr Philomaen Probert, Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Walton Street, Oxford OX1 2HG (philomen.probert@classics.ox.ac.uk.) Details will then be sent of the prescribed passages for reading, together with any other necessary information. Forms and details may also be obtained through College Tutors.

Completed application forms should be returned to Dr Probert by 4 p.m. on the closing date for entries, which is Friday, 29 May 2006 (fourth week).


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