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[Gnosticism] Re: Request for Translation

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  • ernststrohregenmantelrad
    Well, good luck on your endeavor. but remember the old italian saying: traduttore e traditore
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 18, 2002
      Well, good luck on your endeavor.

      but remember the old italian saying:

      "traduttore e traditore"


      --- In gnosticism2@y..., NMSkies2001 <nmskies2001@y...> wrote:
      > Latin and Greek still have some power to them.
      >
      > --- ernststrohregenmantelrad
      > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > Why do you need these phrases to be in Latin?
      > >
      > > Words are just words and this is a linguist speaking
      > > here.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In gnosticism2@y..., NMSkies2001
      > > <nmskies2001@y...> wrote:
      > > > I already asked those on the GnosticThought list,
      > > so I
      > > > apologize for those who subscribe to both.
      > > >
      > > > I am working on translating a few words into
      > > Latin.
      > > > Given that the meaning is heavily Gnostic, the
      > > > standard Latin dictionary lacks the subtlties. I
      > > am
      > > > trying to translate the following:
      > > >
      > > > Empowerment : Potens
      > > >
      > > > Enlightenment : Video
      > > >
      > > > Love : Amare, or Agape (even though the latter is
      > > > Greek)
      > > >
      > > > They ar to understood in the following context:
      > > >
      > > > Empowerment, Enlightenment, and Love are the three
      > > > pillars of the temple of the Christ.
      > > >
      > > > Any ideas??
      > > >
      > > > - Sean
      > > >
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