Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Mac Classics Student places in National Competition

Congratulations to Louise Savocchia (Classics M.A., 2012) who won third place in the Classical Association of Canada's Undergraduate Essay Competition (Senior level). Her prize-winning paper was written as an undergraduate Honours Classics student at McMaster for Classics 4BB3, Seminar in Ancient Art. The paper, "Pocket-sized Political Statements: The Development of the Coinage of the Deinomenids of Sicily," combined textual and iconographic evidence to discuss the political messages that were conveyed by the tyrants' coins.