This course is designed to be an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of translation. The course provides students with an introduction to the principles of translation theory and methodology, in particular to the models which have been proposed in order to explain the translation process and which have aimed to establish principles and procedures of good translation practice. A historical review of the evolution of translation theory from the classical period to modern times is also provided. Students will learn the body of theoretical literature on translation since the classical period and will be able to place current approaches to translation in a historical-cultural context. 

This course is designed to be an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of translationThe course provides students with an introduction to the principles of translation theory and methodology, in particular to the models which have been proposed in order to explain the translation process and which have aimed to establish principles and procedures of good translation practice. A historical review of the evolution of translation theory from the classical period to modern times is also provided. Students will learn the body of theoretical literature on translation since the classical period and will be able to place current approaches to translation in a historical-cultural context.