Subjects for Norton Fellowship
The following subjects for theses for the Charles Eliot Norton Fellowship in Greek Studies for 1908-09, are proposed by the Committee of Award:
1. The Ethics of Pindar.
2. Greek Oracles as a Source of Greek History.
3. The Influence of Democracy on the Character of Attic Oratory.
4. Plato's and Aristotle's Conception of the Art of Music in its Relation to Education and Life.
5. Funeral Rites in Greek Poetry and Art of the Fifth Century: with a Study of their Inner Significance.
6. The Evidence of the Intention of Pericles to substitute Artheha for Apollo as the National Divinity.
Candidates may, however, with the consent of the Committee write on other classical subjects.
Competition for this fellowship, the annual income of which is $600, is open to all members of the Senior class and, the Graduate School, both of the University and of Radcliffe College. The award will be made on the basis of the thesis and of such other evidences of scholarship as may be obtainable. No account will be taken of the financial means of the competitor, and no award will be made in case the theses offered are not of sufficient merit.
Applications for admission to candidacy must be made to Professor A. A. Howard, chairman of the department of Classics, before December 1, 1907, and the theses of approved candidates must be presented to the Chairman before March 1, 1908.
Further information may be obtained from Professors J.H. Wright and C. B. Gulick, who, with Professor Norton, compose the Committee of Award.