Using Primary Sources as a Non-Linguist

In order to use an Ancient Greek or Latin source as evidence, it is vital to have a grasp of the original language.  But what happens if you have never studied these languages? There are of course dictionaries, but without an understanding of the nuances created by the use of particular words and tenses, it is only possible to have a superficial understanding of the meaning that the texts convey.  The best and most effective long-term action is to learn the language but when this is not possible, using dictionaries can be a useful second best.

This seminar teaches how to navigate Ancient Greek and Latin primary source texts by using online and paper dictionaries in order to gain an understanding of how translations can be different but at the same time accurate.

 


Using Primary Sources as a Non-Linguist
In order to use an Ancient Greek or Latin source as evidence, it is vital to have a grasp of the original language. But what happens if you have never studied these languages? The best and most effective long-term action is to learn the language but, using dictionaries can be a useful second best. This seminar teaches how to navigate Ancient Greek and Latin primary source texts by using online and paper dictionaries in order to gain an understanding of how translations can be different but at the same time accurate.
Price: £25.00
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