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By Siobhán McElduff
For all that Cicero is usually visible because the father of translation concept, his and different Roman reviews on translation are frequently divorced from the advanced environments that produced them. the 1st book-length research in English of its sort, Roman Theories of Translation: Surpassing the Source explores translation because it happened in Rome and provides an entire, culturally built-in discourse on its theories from 240 BCE to the 2nd Century CE. writer Siobhán McElduff analyzes Roman equipment of translation, connects particular occasions and controversies within the Roman Empire to greater cultural discussions approximately translation, and delves into the histories of varied Roman translators, reading how their situations motivated their event of translation.
This e-book illustrates that as a translating tradition, a tradition reckoning with the implications of creating its personal literature upon that of a conquered kingdom, and one with an important effect upon the West, Rome's translators and their theories of translation need to be handled and mentioned as a fancy and complicated phenomenon. Roman Theories of Translation allows Roman writers on translation to take their rightful position within the background of translation and translation theory.
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Roman Theories of Translation: Surpassing the Source (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies) by Siobhán McElduff