Translation in Non-Western Traditions: Concepts and Models
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This article examines the implications of the category ‘non-western’ for the practices and concepts involved in the translation of Greek texts. As a category, ‘non-western’ is problematic in important respects: it suggests polarity against ‘western’, and it raises questions about hierarchies of power and ways of looking at the wor…

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Lorna Hardwick, “Translation in Non-Western Traditions: Concepts and Models”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 15 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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