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Two textbooks by St. Olaf classics professors share book award

Assistant Professor of Classics Christopher Brunelle (second from right) accepts the awards from Antony Augoustakis, Helena Dettmer, and Allan Bolchazy at a meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Two textbooks written by St. Olaf College classics professors have been chosen to share the Ladislaus J. Bolchazy Pedagogy Book Award for 2016.

Forty-Six Stories in Classical Greek by Professor of Classics James May and Professor of Classics and Department Chair Anne Groton shared the award with Ovid, Ars Amatoria Book 3 by Assistant Professor of Classics Christopher Brunelle.

The award, given by the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, honors distinguished works of pedagogy. It is named in memory of Ladislaus J. Bolchazy in recognition of his long career promoting classical scholarship and pedagogy.

Forty-Six Stories in Classical Greek features entertaining and thought-provoking passages from some of the great authors of Classical Greece, including Plato, Xenophon, Aesop, Aristophanes, and Thucydides.

Ovid, Ars Amatoria Book 3 is the first volume in the Oxford Greek and Latin College Commentaries series.