Patristic Greek translation tips

On ScribD there is a downloadable PDF by Charles A. Sullivan full of very useful information about working with Patristic Greek, websites, tips, etc.  It’s here.

Thanks to Robert Bedrosian for pointing out that a search for “patristics” and “syriac” will produce results of considerable interest.  The same is true for “coptic”.

You have to register for a free account, and not all material is downloadable; but much is.  I suspect at least some of this is less than legitimate; other material; such as the PDF above, is undoubtedly legal.  I was amused to discover some material from my own websites appeared, reformatted, as well (which is all to the good, of course).

4 Responses to “Patristic Greek translation tips”


  1. Jørgen Christensen-Ernst

    All very interesting. Shall be back!

  2. Seumas

    Another fine resource, you are a wonder!

  3. Roger Pearse

    Thanks are due to Robert Bedrosian who told me about it!

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    [...] Roger Pearce notes that Charles Sullivan has a 9 page document giving tips on the basic tools and techniques of translating Greek patristic writers: Translation Tips on the Greek Church Fathers.  He’s got lots of detail, but let me boil down his argument and supplement it with the little bit of experience I’ve gained here at Durham: [...]



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