The winners were hailed throughout Greece as champions of the oppressed.
Fine. I can hardly wait to get elected so I can get rid of those two winners you hired before you bailed out.
Even bread-winners are required to serve, the state pensioning their dependants (75 centimes per diem, up to 10% of the strength) during their period of service.
It was a garland, or wreath, of leaves or flowers, conferred on the winners in the athletic games.
Two scholarships of £300 a year each for four years are annually competed for by the scholars of these schools, the winners of which proceed to Europe to study a subject of their own selection which shall fit them for the future service of their country.