Codes of cultures in the mirror of translation



The Baptism of the Early Russian State by Grand Prince Vladimir has been of great civilization significance for the country for centuries to come. The Greco-Byzantine Weltbild naturally mapped the world view of the Eastern Slavic people. It was a turning point in the history and culture of the nascent state.

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Keywords: Baptism, the Early Russian State, Grand Prince Vladimir, the Greco-Byzantine civilization, civilization-state, translation, word-by-word translation, loose translation.

Journal rubric: Linguodidactics and Innovations.Psychological Basis of Learning Languages and Cultures.

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Minyar-Beloroucheva A.P., Pokrovskaya M.E. Codes of cultures in the mirror of translation [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2015. Vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 30–46. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2015020404. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Alla P. Minyar-Beloroucheva, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Marina E. Pokrovskaya, PhD in Philology, Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of History, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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