The Resource Writings of early scholars in the ancient Near East, Egypt, Rome, and Greece : translating ancient scientific texts, edited by Annette Imhausen and Tanja Pommerening

Writings of early scholars in the ancient Near East, Egypt, Rome, and Greece : translating ancient scientific texts, edited by Annette Imhausen and Tanja Pommerening

Label
Writings of early scholars in the ancient Near East, Egypt, Rome, and Greece : translating ancient scientific texts
Title
Writings of early scholars in the ancient Near East, Egypt, Rome, and Greece
Title remainder
translating ancient scientific texts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Annette Imhausen and Tanja Pommerening
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
509.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English and German
LC call number
Q124.95
LC item number
.W7 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Beiträge zur Altertumskunde,
Series volume
Bd. 286
Label
Writings of early scholars in the ancient Near East, Egypt, Rome, and Greece : translating ancient scientific texts, edited by Annette Imhausen and Tanja Pommerening
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • section 1. Language as a feature of a scientific discipline -- Gegenstand und Methode : sprachliche Erkenntnistechniken in der keilschriftlichen Überlieferung Mesopotamiens / Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum -- Das Verhältnis von medizinischer Prognose zur religiösen Divinatorik/Mantik in Griechenland / Jochen Althoff -- Präzision in der Prognose, oder, Divination als Wissenschaft / Joachim-Friedrich Quack -- Zur Rolle des Fachwortschatzes in der Naturalis Historia des Älteren Plinius / Thorsten Fögen -- section 2. Translation of ancient scholars -- Translating the Phainomena across genre, language, and culture / Liba Taub -- Translating the fundamentals of the course of the stars / Alexandra von Lieven -- section 3. Problems of translating ancient medical texts and possible solutions -- Von Impotenz und Migräne : eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit Übersetzungen des Papyrus Ebers / Tanja Pommerening -- Zum Problem der kulturellen Gebundenheit bei der Übersetzung von medizinischen Keilschrifttexten / Nils P. Heessel -- The lamp and the mirror, or, Some comments on the ancient understanding of Mesopotamian medical manuscripts / Martin Worthington -- Zur Neuedition des hieratisch-demotischen Papyrus Wien D 6257 aus römischer Zeit / Friedhelm Hoffmann -- A recipe for a headache : translating and interpreting ancient Greek and Roman remedies / Laurence M.V. Totelin
  • section 4. Problems and methods in translating astronomical-astrological text -- Ancient Egyptian star tables : a reinterpretation of their fundamental structure / Leo Depuydt -- Methods for understanding and reconstructing Babylonian predicting rules / Lis Brack-Bernsen -- Problems in translating ancient Greek astrological texts / Stephan Heilen -- section 5. Ways to express ancient mathematical concepts in modern language -- From the cave into reality : mathematics and cultures / Annette Imhausen -- Translating rational-practice texts / Jim Ritter -- How to transfer the conceptual structure of Old Babylonian mathematics : solutions and inherent problems : with an Italian parallel / Jens Høyrup
Control code
ocn704277925
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 436 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110229936
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b26282525
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704277925
  • pebcs3110229935

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