By Kenneth J. Thomas
A literary detective tale, a historic survey, and a tremendous contribution to translation studies
This ebook from Kenneth J. Thomas is either a philological and linguistic research of Persian translations and a decision for interfaith cooperation. Thomas appraises biblical translation efforts from the 5th to the twenty-first centuries of Persian background whilst successive translators and teams of translators, occasionally of alternative faiths, labored to reshape and refine models of the Bible within the supple Persian language in their instances. stressed, impelled, and wide-ranging, it is a tale of translations commissioned by way of shahs, undertaken by way of Christian and Jewish groups, and produced through groups operating outdoor the country.
- E-book variation positive aspects colour plates
- Demonstration of the consequences of the shortcoming of a customary Persian vocabulary for key biblical phrases on literary kind and note selection
- Technical analyses and overviews of Persian biblical translations
- A cautious exam of 16 centuries' worthy of Bible translations
Kenneth J. Thomas used to be a translation advisor of the United Bible Societies for two decades, within which he labored with translation initiatives within the heart East and South Asia. Thomas is the co-author of A instruction manual on Ezra and Nehemiah with Philip A. Noss, and Structure and Orality in 1 Peter: A consultant for Translators with Margaret O. Thomas, either books released by means of the United Bible Society.
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