Contact through Translation
(2,328 words)

Abstract

The most important translation of a literary text in the ancient world is the translation of the Bible. In the case of both the Old and the New Testament, Gk. has served as the basis for translations into other languages. Such translations have been the vehicle for the spread of grammatical constructions, and they hav…

Cite this page
Silvia Luraghi, “Contact through Translation”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 27 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000079>
First published online: 2013



▲   Back to top   ▲