The course includes: diachronic review of translation and theoretical thought for translating in Europe starting from ancient times, through the Roman Period, the Middle Ages and the period of so-called Les belles infidèles, until the XX century. Translating the Bible. Cyril and Methodious about translating.
The theory of translating as separate science. Translating types. Textual analysis and parameters of translating assessment. Panorama of contemporary theoretical approaches to translation.