Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Modern cultural, literary and linguistic perspectives

Viktoria Albert: On The Margins Of Translation: a brief overview of early manuscript production and translation in Britain


The present article seeks to shed light on the early process of manuscript production and the urgency with which scholars copied and translated religious texts from Latin to spread Christianity in
Britain. Furthermore, the conditions and the coexistence of various translation techniques and approaches as well as the most eminent Old and Middle English translations and their authors are discussed to provide a general picture of the state of the first translations between the 7th-14th centuries.

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ISSN 1786-7967

Budapest Institute, 1139 Budapest Frangepán utca 50-56. Hungary