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Princeton Ethiopian, Eritrean, and Egyptian Miracles of Mary (PEMM) project

Ge'ez into English Translation Workshop by PEMM

Ge'ez into English Translation Workshop by PEMM

By PEMM Team

March 28, 2024

PEMM is proud to host a series of three workshops dedicated to teaching and demonstrating the main principles of translating Ge'ez into contemporary English.

Participants will witness a live translation demonstration as the PEMM team translates a Virgin Mary miracle story in real time, stopping to describe their principles, decisions, and strategies. This series is ideally suited for individuals with superior knowledge of Ge'ez who are looking to develop their skills in translating Gəˁəz into English.




Zoom Workshop’s Dates and Times

May 2, 2024   11:00AM – 1:00PM EST

May 9                 no meeting

May 16             11:00AM – 1:00PM EST

May 23             11:00AM – 1:00PM EST

Participants will be able to interact and pose questions directly to the PEMM team throughout the workshop. The workshops will be led by Prof. Wendy Belcher, Dr. Jeremy Brown, and Dawit Muluneh.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis!

To reserve your spot, please complete our Google Form, sharing your experience with Ge'ez and your objectives for this workshop.

Those admitted will then receive a zoom link for the workshop

Questions? Email 

pricenton ethiopian eritrean & egyptian miracles of marry project

The Princeton Ethiopian, Eritrean, and Egyptian Miracles of Mary (PEMM) project is a comprehensive resource for the 1,000+ miracle stories written about and the 2,500+ images painted of the Virgin Mary in these African countries, and preserved in Geʿez between 1300 and the present.

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