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Guest lecture: Historical and Ideological Dimensions: Translation and Science from Alexander the Great to Meḥmed the Conqueror (Dimitri Gutas)

Guest lecture Dimitri Gutas Yale University
  • When Nov 24, 2014 from 10:00 to 12:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC100)
  • Where Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, room 3053
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A survey of the social, political, and ideological context of the translations from and into Greek, Syriac, Middle Persian, Arabic, Hebrew, and Latin, and the contribution of their study to a social history of science in the West from the Hellenistic Age to the Renaissance.

Dimitri Gutas is Professor of Arabic and Greaco-Arabic at Yale University.