Planoudes, Holobolos, and the Motivation for Translation

Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies. 2006;43(1):77-104


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Journal Title: Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies

ISSN: 0017-3916 (Print); 2159-3159 (Online)

Publisher: Duke University

LCC Subject Category: History (General) and history of Europe: History of Greece

Country of publisher: United States

Language of fulltext: English

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Elizabeth A. Fisher


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Time From Submission to Publication: 22 weeks


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<span style="font-family: Times;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> <!--StartFragment--> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 16.0pt; font-family: Times; mso-bidi-font-family: Times;">Holobolus&rsquo; preface to his Boethius translation (here translated into English) illuminates the differing efforts of Holobolus and Planudes in translating Latin literary materials into Greek, revealing the wider cultural agenda of Planudes.</span></p> <!--EndFragment--> </span></span>