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Covey: Sitz im Leben? Virgil's Aeneid

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Aug 26, 2020 at 07:09

You wrote:

>In irony, you punctuate this last response in Latin, one of the languages that, in many respects, is held in contention by this observer as being an obfuscating tool of religious elitism; and is culpable for the issues of being 'lost in translation' as we have mused about before.

Very true,.

However, some translations of Latin literature are really good. Example? Robert Fagles' translation of Virgil's "The Aeneid" and it is really good because he clearly understands "the situation in life or setting"

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