Reversing Babel

Reversing Babel

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Reversing Babel: Translation among the English during an Age of Conquests, c. 800 to c. 1200, starts with a small puzzle: Why did the Normans translate English law, the law of the people they had conquered, from Old English into Latin? Solving thispuzzle meant asking questions about what medieval writers thought about language and translation, what created the need and desire to translate, and how translators went about the work. These are the questions Reversing… (more)

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Publisher: University of Delaware Press (July 16, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 362 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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