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Title: Vom Aramäischen zum Alttürkischen [From Aramaic to Old Turkic: Issues in Translating Manichean Texts]
Subtitle: Fragen zur Übersetzung von manichäischen Texten
Edited By: Jens Peter Laut
Klaus Röhrborn
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/177992?format=L
Series Title: De Gruyter Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen. Neue Folge 29
Description:

Manichaeism wanted to become a world religion. Thus, the problem of translating the Holy Scriptures was of paramount importance. The twelve studies in this volume examine the linguistic and cultural diversity and unique features of the translated texts of Eastern Manichaeism. This book will be of great interest to scholars of religious studies and to researchers in the fields of cultural history and language contact.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Translation
Subject Language(s): Turkish, Old
Aramaic, Official
Persian, Manichaean Middle
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110263992
Pages: 221
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ISBN-13: 9783110264005
Pages: 221
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