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coffeesp00ns  ·  1081 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are you reading this week?

I wanted to know what the first word was! I'd read Heaney's translation for school, and I knew the controversy of the translation.

DWol  ·  1081 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ha, I think that's the first thing I checked... In one sense it's great that there can be so much uncertainty in the word when presumably the interpretation must have been obvious at the time it was written.