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Complicating the History of Western Translation

The Ancient Mediterrannean in Perspective

Complicating the History of Western Translation( )
Author: McElduff, Siobhan
Sciarrino, Enrica
Publication Date:Jul 2011
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

As long as there has been a need for language, there has been a need for translation; yet there is remarkably little scholarship available on pre-modern translation and translators. This exciting and innovative volume opens a window onto the complex world of translation in the multilingual and multicultural milieu of the ancient Mediterranean. From the biographies of emperors to Hittites scribes in the second millennium BCE to a Greek speaking Syrian slyly resisting translation...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Translating & Interpreting
Reference / General
Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
History / Europe / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.786 x 9.594 x 0.546 Inches
Book Weight:1.182 Pounds

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