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Staying Jewish: Language and Identity in the Greek Bible

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses the very particular language of the Bible translation and accounts for it in social terms. In Alexandria it was desirable to be Greek, not Egyptian. But the Jewish community ... More


The Role of Translation in Reconstructing the Early Mahāyāna

Daniel Boucher

in Bodhisattvas of the Forest and the Formation of the Mahayana: A Study and Translation of the Rastrapalapariprccha-sutra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824828813
eISBN:
9780824869274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824828813.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter considers translation in the Indian and Chinese contexts before embarking on a demonstration of the translation process undergone for the purposes of this volume. Although translation ... More


Introduction: Translation Inside Out

Haun Saussy

in Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198812531
eISBN:
9780191851353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812531.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

We commonly understand by “translation” the creation, in one language, of an expression that will be the equivalent of a pre-existing expression in another language. But much happens in actual ... More


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