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  • Lovelace And Babbage
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    ... ce in her control over the written word was found when she translated Luigi Fer dico Menabrea's "sketch" of Babbage's Analytical Engine, written from the material he received in a lecture on the Analytical Engine given by Babbage. The piece was published for everyone to read, but it was written in French. Lovelace and Babbage saw then the need to publish an English version of the article, which Lovelace eagerly took as her chance to work with Babbage. Her knowledge of French was great, and s...
  • Limits And Advantages Of Translation
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    To answer the question above we first have to define what is actually meant by translation before we are able to think about the limits and advantages of translation. Translation can be described as an expression of a sense from one language to another as well as a transmission of a written or spoken language into another. Translation is since the beginning of human culture an important item of understanding between different countries. So the "Stone of Rosette" made it possible to decipher the ...
  • Tyndale's Old Testament Translation
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    Tyndale, William c. 1494-1536. William Tyndale was probably born in Gloucestershire. He became chaplain in the house of Sir John Walsh in about 1521. He had studied at both Oxford and Cambridge and was a strong supporter of the movement for reform in the Church. His opinions involved him in controversy with his fellow clergymen and about 1522 he was actually summoned before the Chancellor of the Diocese of Worcester on a charge of heresy. He left for London. He had by this time determined to tra...
  • Translators Freelance Jobs
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    If you know two of more languages fluently, then you are qualified for a job as a translator or interpreter. A translator mainly consists of translating the written words of one language to another as opposed to an interpreter who translates the spoken word. Translators translate many different publications, including articles, fictional materials, screenplays, business reports, and websites. The translation field is set to double to a $20 billion industry by 2004. Two main causes of this are th...
  • English Language Edition
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    The Arabian Nights is a collection of tales of undefined extent and identity. Outside the English-speaking world they are usually known as One thousand and One Nights. They often have been adapted or plagiarized. In the Arabic-speaking world the tales hold no preeminent or even clearly defined status. There is still no truly standard edition or translation. The intensive research on the tales authorship, date, and textual development has served more to reveal the complexities of these problems t...

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