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20 August 2019

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Mary Renault Prize Competition, 2019

We received our largest number of submissions this year for the Mary Renault Prize.

The judges awarded first prize to Alicja Sobiepańska, in the final year of high school at Kolegium św. Rodziny w Łomiankach, Poland, for her essay entitled: ‘How does “Big Bellies” by Alina Szpocznikow use the classical heritage as a tool for examining the female body?’

Two joint second prizes were awarded. They went to:

Sebastian Bird, in Year 12 at Clifton College, Bristol for his essay entitled:

‘Oaths and humours: the reception of Hippocrates’, and;

Eve Freeman, in Year 12 at Alleyn’s School, London for her essay entitled:

‘How far do translations shape our understanding of ancient literature?’

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