Andrea Bellandi, Alessia Bellusci, and Emiliano Giovannetti

Computer Assisted Translation of Ancient Texts: The Babylonian Talmud Case Study

Abstract: In this paper, we introduce some of the features characterizing the Computer Assisted Translation web application developed to support the translation of the Babylonian Talmud (BT) in Italian. The BT is a late antique Jewish anthological corpus, which, as other ancient texts, presents a number of hurdles related to its intrinsic linguistic and philological nature. In this work, we illustrate the solutions we adopted in the system, with particular emphasis on the Translation Memory and the translation suggestion component.

1 Introduction

Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) tools are conceived to ...

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