More Olympics Journal Articles

I guess the folks at Cambridge Journals liked the attention given to their freebies (I doubt we were alone in mentioning them) during the Olympics, and now that the Olympics are over, they’ve come out with a pile more, all from the Journal of Hellenic Studies. There is some overlap with the previous list, but there’s some good noggin fodder in general there (e.g. John Boardman’s note on strigils makes passing mention of strigils as prizes for athletic competition, which might have some application to that purported gladiatrix statue claim which we don’t buy into). Also definitely worth browsing through is Mark Golden’s intro to the collection. Check them out here: