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Translating Writings of Early Scholars in the Ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece and Rome

Methodological Aspects with Examples

Ed. by Imhausen, Annette / Pommerening, Tanja

Series:Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 344

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    Publication Date:
    November 2016
    Copyright year:
    2016
    ISBN
    978-3-11-044881-8
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    Aims and Scope

    Ancient cultures have left written evidence of a variety of scientific texts. But how can/should they be translated? Is it possible to use modern concepts (and terminology) in their translation and which consequences result from this practice? Scholars of various disciplines discuss the practice of translating ancient scientific texts and present examples of these texts and their translations.

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    x, 584 pages
    32 Fig.
    Language:
    English, German
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Science of translation; premodern scientific texts

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    Annette Imhausen, Universität Frankfurt; Tanja Pommerening, Universität Mainz, Germany.

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