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Intralingual Translation into Modern Greek
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This essay examines aspects of the history of intralingual translation in Greece. The study is carried out on two directly involved axes: the Language Question and the ideological issues formulating the national identity and consciousness of the modern Greek state. In Greece there was a strong conflict between spoken and written language for centuries, deriving from the ideological imperative of ancient Greek nostalgia and imitation of an ‘unsurpassed o…

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Ioanna Remediaki, “Intralingual Translation into Modern Greek”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 28 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000193>
First published online: 2013

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