Literary Nobel Prize Spotlights Language Preservation

The Swedish Academy has awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature to author Jon Fosse who uses Norway's minority written standard.

A jar of extra Virgil olive oil, please: Archaeologists discover Virgil quote inside an olive oil-filled amphora

According to a paper recently published int he Journal of Roman Archaeology, it’s likely the first literary quotation to have been carved into an amphora.

The number of Arabic literary works translated into English is rising fast

The number of Arabic-to-English literary translations published in the United Kingdom and Ireland between 2010 and 2020 rose by about 92% from the two decades prior, according to research recently presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair.