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A dictionary of famous translators through the ages [contents]

LogoMarieBy Marie Lebert, version of 21 March 2017.

A dictionary of famous translators through the ages [PDF & EPUB]

A dictionary of famous translators from Antiquity until the 20th century – and a work in progress (55 translators so far) with the invaluable help of Wikipedia. This dictionary is regularly updated, with two tables of contents (chronological and alphabetical).

Please also see A short history of translation through the ages.


Table of contents [chronological]

* Kumārajīva (344-413)
* Jerome of Stridon (347-420)
* Bede (c.672-735)
* Alfred the Great (849-899)
* Gerard of Cremona (c.1114-1187)
* Michael Scot (1175-c.1232)
* John Wycliffe (1320-1384)
* Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400)
* Gemistus Pletho (c.1355-1452)
* Thomas Malory (c.1415-1471)
* Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499)
* Erasmus (1466-1536)
* Martin Luther (1483-1546)
* Myles Coverdale (1488-1569)
* William Tyndale (c.1494-1536)
* Jacques Amiot (1513-1593)
* Thomas North (1535-1604)
* Jakub Wujek (1541-1597)
* King James Bible’s translators (1604-1611)
* Nicolas Perrot d’Ablancourt (1606-1664)
* John Dryden (1631-1700)
* Antoine Galland (1646-1715)
* Anne Dacier (1654-1720)
* Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
* Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
* Ignacy Krasicki (1735-1801)
* Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)
* Johann Heinrich Voss (1751-1826)
* August Schlegel (1767-1845)
* Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834)
* Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853)
* Vasily Zhukovsky (1783-1852)
* Dorothea Tieck (1799-1841)
* Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883)
* Carl August Hagberg (1810-1864)
* Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893)
* Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
* Yan Fu (1854-1921)
* Joseph Charles Mardrus (1868-1949)
* Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński (1874-1941)
* Aniela Zagórska (1881-1943)
* C.K. Scott Moncrieff (1889-1930)
* Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
* Eugene A. Nida (1914-2011)
* Boris Vian (1920-1959)
* James S. Holmes (1924-1986)
* Stanley Chapman (1925-2009)
* Robert Stiller (1928-)
* Richard Howard (1929-)
* Umberto Eco (1932-2016)
* Antoine Berman (1942-1991)
* Douglas Hofstadter (1945-)
* Haruki Murakami (1949-)
* Javier Marías (1951-)
* Lawrence Venuti (1953-)


Table of contents [alphabetical]

* Alfred the Great (849-899)
* Jacques Amiot (1513-1593)
* Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
* Bede (c.672-735)
* Antoine Berman (1942-1991)
* Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
* Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński (1874-1941)
* Stanley Chapman (1925-2009)
* Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400)
* Myles Coverdale (1488-1569)
* Anne Dacier (1654-1720)
* John Dryden (1631-1700)
* Umberto Eco (1932-2016)
* Erasmus (1466-1536)
* Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499)
* Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883)
* Antoine Galland (1646-1715)
* Gerard of Cremona (c.1114-1187)
* Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)
* Carl August Hagberg (1810-1864)
* Douglas Hofstadter (1945-)
* James S. Holmes (1924-1986)
* Richard Howard (1929-)
* Jerome of Stridon (347-420)
* Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
* Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893)
* King James Bible’s translators (1604-1611)
* Ignacy Krasicki (1735-1801)
* Kumārajīva (344-413)
* Martin Luther (1483-1546)
* Thomas Malory (c.1415-1471)
* Joseph Charles Mardrus (1868-1949)
* Javier Marías (1951-)
* Haruki Murakami (1949-)
* Eugene A. Nida (1914-2011)
* Thomas North (1535-1604)
* Nicolas Perrot d’Ablancourt (1606-1664)
* Gemistus Pletho (c.1355-1452)
* Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
* August Schlegel (1767-1845)
* Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834)
* Michael Scot (1175-c.1232)
* C.K. Scott Moncrieff (1889-1930)
* Robert Stiller (1928-)
* Dorothea Tieck (1799-1841)
* Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853)
* William Tyndale (c.1494-1536)
* Lawrence Venuti (1953-)
* Boris Vian (1920-1959)
* Johann Heinrich Voss (1751-1826)
* Jakub Wujek (1541-1597)
* John Wycliffe (1320-1384)
* Yan Fu (1854-1921)
* Aniela Zagórska (1881-1943)
* Vasily Zhukovsky (1783-1852)


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