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What's a laureate? A classicist explains the word's roots in Ancient Greek victors winning crowns of laurel leaves

By Joel Christensen, Professor of Classical Studies, Brandeis University
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Just in time for this year’s Nobel Prize announcements, here’s how the symbolism of a plant associated with the god Apollo lives on in modern-day laureates.The Conversation

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