Friday, August 24, 2012


Sharp Edges

T.R. Glover (1869-1943), The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire (London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1909), p. 225, n. 5, on George Long's translation of Marcus Aurelius:
George Long's rendering, here as elsewhere somewhat literal, but valuable as leaving the sharp edges on the thought of the Greek, which get rubbed off in some translations.

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