Cambridge University Reporter

Porson Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2006, pp. 706 and 835

The Porson Prize for 2007 will be given for the best translation into Greek verse, in the tragic iambic metre and accentuated, of the following passage:

Marlowe, 'The Massacre at Paris' 543-571 'Oh, let me stay… his body hence'.

Resident undergraduates may be candidates for this Prize if on 1 February 2007 not more than seven complete terms will have passed after their first term of residence.

Candidates must send three copies of their exercise to the Registrary (addressed to the Awards Clerk), The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN, so as to reach him not later than 1 February 2007. The exercise must be printed or typewritten; it must bear a motto (a short phrase, in English or Latin script), but not the candidate's name, and must be accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing the same motto outside and containing the candidate's name and College. The present value of the Prize is £60.

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2006, p. 706), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.