Translation Technique

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780198269885
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600449 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Translation Technique

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An analysis of the conceptual framework for analysing the translation technique of the Old Latin Gospels. The terminology found in Cicero, Augustine, and Jerome is summarized, along with modern terms such as ’formal equivalence’ and ’dynamic equivalence’. An approach is adopted based on modern language‐contact studies.

Keywords: Augustine; Cicero; dynamic equivalence; formal equivalence; Jerome; language contact; Old Latin; translation technique

Chapter.  3884 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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