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Ode for a Grecian medal

By Joshua Glenn
Globe Columnist / August 8, 2004

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ON AUG. 29 in Athens, once the aquatics, gymnastics, badminton, and table tennis are over, one final competitor will step forth to face the judges. Armand D'Angour, who teaches classics at Oxford, has composed a Pindaric ode in Ancient Greek (Pindar invented the Olympic victory ode in the fiafth century BC) and will recite it that day before the International ... (Full Article: 312 Words)

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