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date: 18 July 2019

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This article provides a snapshot of the types of prose translation through a series of paradigmatic examples and judiciously selected quotations. Among these are Philemon Holland's English version of the elder Pliny's Natural History, Nicholas Grimald's version of Cicero's On Duties, Angel Day' first English version of Longus's pastoral romance Daphnis and Chloe, Alexander Barclay's translation of Sallust's Jugurtha, Thomas Stanley's translation of Plato in History of Philosophy.

Keywords: prose translation, English translation, prose writing

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