Medieval translators and their craft

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At no time in the history of the West has translation played a more vital role than in the Middle Ages. Centuries before the appearance of the first extant vernacular documents, bilingualism, and preferably trilingualism, was a necessity in the scriptorium and chancery; and since the emergence of Romance had rendered the entire corpus of classical literature incomprehensible to all but the literati, both old and new worlds awaited (re)discovery or, to use Jerome's metaphor, conquest. The diversity of medieval translation is ...

Medieval Translators and Their Craft 1989, Medieval Institute Publications, Kalamazoo

ISBN-13: 9780918720955

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Medieval Translators and Their Craft 1989, Medieval Institute Publications, Kalamazoo

ISBN-13: 9780918720962

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