Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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Translation
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A. Concept and theory

The concept of T. encompasses various forms of recoding a text from an original to a target language. Two criteria are of particular importance to the specific design of a T. [24.61–71]: (a) the 'purpose' of the T. in the broadest sense, i.e. the matter of the addressee of the T. and its intended aim; (b) the intended degree of correspondence or 'equivalence' between the T. and the original text [41]. A T. may, for instance, 'literally' imitate the grammatical structure in the target language (so-called morphematic T.: formal grammatical equiva…

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Kuhlmann, Peter (Göttingen), “Translation”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_SIM_004993>
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