Domingo Gygax named 2017 winner of the Runciman Award

June 22, 2017

At a ceremony held at the Hellenic Centre in London on June 15, Marc Domingo Gygax, professor of classics, was named joint winner of the 2017 Runciman Award for his book, Benefaction and Rewards in the Ancient Greek City.

The Runciman Award, named after Sir Steven Runciman, author and sometime chairman of the Anglo-Hellenic League, was instituted in 1986. It is awarded by the Anglo-Hellenic League on the advice of a panel of independent judges. The aim of the award is to celebrate the finest new books written in English on Greek history and culture from the earliest times to the present, to reward good accessible writing, and to promote wider knowledge of Greece’s contribution to civilization and values.

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