The History of Translation Part 4: Early Modern Period

The History of Translation Part 4: Early Modern Period

Trying to establish specific, definite time periods in history is a subject that is almost always up for debate. But when defining the early modern period, most scholars would agree that it falls roughly between 1500 and 1800. And although the beginning and ending...
The History of Translation Part 2: Medieval Times

The History of Translation Part 2: Medieval Times

Medieval times in human history – also referred to as the “Middles Ages” – was the time period that fell roughly between the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 CE and the 14th century. But these years bear another moniker as well: the Dark Ages. There are valid reasons...
The History of Translation Part 1: Ancient Times

The History of Translation Part 1: Ancient Times

When most of us stop to consider what’s involved in translation services, we probably think in terms of a linguist converting modern text from one language to another. For some people, the topic may even conjure up notions related the recent advent of machine...
Challenges for Russian Translation / Slavic Languages

Challenges for Russian Translation / Slavic Languages

Most linguistic scholars agree that there are approximately 20 Slavic languages currently spoken by an estimated 385 million people living throughout a vast area of the world. This includes the entire Russian nation, the Balkans, and much of eastern and central...
Medical Translation Languages of the Middle East

Medical Translation Languages of the Middle East

There is perhaps no other industry in the world that is as highly regulated as the medical field. This is true not only here in the US, but in other countries across the globe, and that includes the Middle East. If you work within the medical field and deal with...