The Education of Cyrus: Translated From the Greek of Xenophon (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Education of Cyrus: Translated From the Greek of Xenophon

Professor Jowett, whose Plato represents the high water mark of classical translation, has given us the following reminders An English translation ought to be idiomatic and interesting, not only to the scholar, but also to the unlearned reader. It should read as an original work, and should also be the most faithful transcript which can be made of the language from which the translation is taken, consistently with the first requirement of all, that it be English. The excel lence of a translation will consist, not merely in the faithful rendering of words, or in the composition of a sentence only, or yet of a single paragraph, but in the colour and style of the whole work.

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Author(s) - Henry Graham Dakyns

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Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781527974104

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Page Count - 323

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