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The Place of Turkish in Egypt's Translation Program

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9789774163975
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781617971051 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0009
The Place of Turkish in Egypt's Translation Program

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Muhammad Ali launched a wide-ranging program of translation into Turkish from Arabic, Persian, and European languages. The emphasis was on military science, administration, history, mathematics, engineering, and classical literature. Special institutions were established to train translators and carry out translation projects.

Keywords: Persian language; publishing; translation

Chapter.  10190 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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