Similarities in the choice of literature to translate


Author: Biljana Müller (University of Delhi, Delhi, India)
Speaker: Biljana Müller
Topic: Cognitive Anthropology and Language
COMELA 2022 General Session


Abstract

The paper will examine the similarities in the literature chosen for the early translations from Sanskrit into Tibetan – like Sakya Pandita’s Treasury of Good Advice (Subhashita-ratna-nidhi)  – and on the Balkans in the medieval ages like the antologies “Pchela” (Пчела́ /Μέλισσα) and others.

Keywords: sacred language, profane language, translation, narrative