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The Loeb Classical Library and Its Progeny

Proceedings of the First James Loeb Biennial Conference, Munich and Murnau 18–20 May 2017

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ISBN 9780674248717

Publication Date: 12/22/2020


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on Contributors
    • 1. Preface [Jeffrey Henderson and Richard Thomas]
    • 2. Loebing: A Personal Account [Glenn W. Most]
  • I. The Harvard Bilingual Libraries
    • 3. The Loeb Classical Library and the Process of Translation [Jeffrey Henderson]
    • 4. The I Tatti Renaissance Library: A Personal Retrospect and Prospect [James Hankins]
    • 5. The Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library [Jan M. Ziolkowski]
    • 6. What Should a Classical Library of India Be? [Sheldon Pollock]
  • II. The Sacred Translated
    • 7. Transmitting Texts, Changing the World, Moving Hearts: Translation in Buddhist Asia [Charles Hallisey]
    • 8. The Latin Talmud: The Challenges of Editing a Polemical Translation from the Thirteenth Century: The Extractiones de Talmud [Alexander Fidora]
    • 9. Philology Goes Everywhere: Lorenzo Valla and the New Testament [Christopher S. Celenza]
  • III. The Challenges of Premodern Translation
    • 10. Reading Classical Antiquity in Old English [Elizabeth M. Tyler]
    • 11. Les amours de Catulle and The Adventures of Catullus [Julia Haig Gaisser]
    • 12. Amateur Translators of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries [Stuart Gillespie]
  • IV. The Challenges of Contemporary Translation
    • 13. Translating the Odyssey: The Ethics of Translation [Emily Wilson]
    • 14. Greek Constitutional Theory in the Italian Renaissance [James Hankins]
    • 15. Translating Two Sufi Classics from South Asia [Christopher Shackle]
  • V. Texts and Social Texts across Time and Space
    • 16. Classics in the Vernacular World: The Pañcatantra and Aesop in Translation in Colonial India [Indira Viswanathan Peterson]
    • 17. Fringe Encounters: Transformations and Translations of Antiquity in the Margins of Byzantine Manuscripts [Niels Gaul]
    • 18. Translation, Identity, and the History of Sexuality: Explorations in Burton and Smithers’ Catullus [Jennifer Ingleheart]
  • Index

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