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Annual prize awards in Greek, Latin, and Comparative Literature were announced by Harvard University today.
Robert H. Brooks '40, of Needham, Mass., was awarded the two Bowdoin prizes of $75 each for the best translations into Greek and Latin. One prize was for a translation into Attic Greek of a passage in George Santayana's "The sense of Beauty," and the other for a translation into Latin of a passage in James Bryce's "The American Commonwealth."
Brooks also won the first Boylston prize for elocution with "The Apology of Plato" given in original Greek with gestures.
Nazzarone F. Cedrone '38 of Somerville, Mass., a second year graduate student in Comparative Literature, received the Susan Anthony Potter prize of $100 for the best thesis on any subject in the field of Comparative Literature, for his thesis on "Beginnings of Poetry of Southern Europe."
David R. Simboll '40, of New York City, was awarded the Susan Anthony Potter prize of $50 for his essay entitled "De Arte Venandi Cum Avibus; a Renaisance Work?"
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