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Old 08-02-2012, 06:06 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Kumabjorn View Post
Do you feel they lose something in translation? Or do you read them in original just to keep your knowledge of Latin and classical Greek alive?
Both. Yes, I do think they lose a lot in translation - especially poetry. You're losing the metre of the poetry, and the "sound" of a poem is half of what it's about.
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