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Plato translation project

Postby spiphany » Sun Jul 04, 2010 3:30 pm

This project looks worth checking out: http://openprotagoras.wordpress.com/
The author's goal is to produce a new, freely available translation of Plato's Protagoras for modern readers:
Over the next couple of months, I will try to publish daily a Stephanus page’s worth of a rough translation of the Greek text of Plato’s Protagoras. I originally wrote this translation as part of my undergraduate thesis on the dialogue (at the University of Texas at Austin, under the supervision of Paul Woodruff), but I will improve it as I make it available. I would like to extend an open invitation to readers to collaborate and make corrections and improvements in the comments.
IPHIGENIE: Kann uns zum Vaterland die Fremde werden?
ARKAS: Und dir ist fremd das Vaterland geworden.
IPHIGENIE: Das ist's, warum mein blutend Herz nicht heilt.
(Goethe, Iphigenie auf Tauris)
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Re: Plato translation project

Postby Scribo » Mon Jul 05, 2010 7:32 am

Interesting, I sort of felt at trying my hand at Protogoras a while a go, may check this out.
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