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Daphne: From Naiad to Laurel Tree

Written by Katherine Smyth, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Next year, 2020, will be the XXXII Olympiad, and once again the world will be cheering for their most acclaimed athletes. But, have you ever wondered why in ancient Greece the winners of competitions were garnered with Laurel wreaths? Well, herein lies the tale of Daphne… Playing