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The Necessity of a New Approach to the Theory and Practice of Translation

Naumenko A. M.pdf

Key words: translation, Eurocentric, periodization, civilization, types of translation, literal, free, adequate.

The article is devoted to the analysis of the types and the history of the Eurocentric translation as one of the ethnic translation schools. The Eurocentric translation is treated as a civilizational and not as a geographical phenomenon. The roots of the Eurocentric translation can be traced back to chronologically pre-European civilizations: Christian, Ancient Greece, Rome, Hittite, Sumerian.