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Medication, astronomy, facing numbers - even the cultures of the ""pre-modern"" global provide a wealthy spectrum of medical texts. yet how are they top translated? Is it adequate to translate the resources into sleek medical language, and thereby, primarily, to spot their deficits? Or wouldn't it be greater to undertake the point of view of the assets themselves, unusual as they're, just for them to not be competently understood through smooth readers? popular representatives of assorted disciplines and traditions current a arguable and optimistic dialogue of those difficulties.

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