Archive for September, 2009

Mera Bachpan translation

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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There is always a debate about whether translations can really capture the spirit of the original. For me, this debate was settled when I read the lucid translations of Plato’s dialogues by B. Jowett, who was Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford. I can still recite some of the passages that I read in college, and there is not way that I could have read the original in Greek. Please click here to read more.