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Happy Birthday to Atlas Translations!

Happy birthday to Atlas Translations! Yes, 28 years, millions and millions of words translated, countless hours of interpreting, voiceovers, subtitles… Time whizzes by and it’s hard to keep track of everything we have achieved since 1991! That’s when we started, as a small translations agency in a tiny room above a bank in Cambridge in […]

Many moons ago – 50th Anniversary of the moon landing

50th Anniversary of the moon landing What started out as mere fiction in the early 20th century became reality 50 years ago and to this day is one of the biggest achievements of mankind: Apollo 11, the first successful crewed moon landing on the 20th of July 1969. The following (earth) day at 3am UTC, […]

Anne Frank in Translation

Language and translation in Anne Frank: the diary of a young girl Reading Anne Frank as someone working in the translation industry one notices how central language is to Anne and the others living in the annex. What stood out reading the book is how multi-lingual the Franks all were and what a role language […]

Valentine’s Day

Did anyone notice Valentine’s day was coming up? Someone should probably tell the major retailers and social media platforms? Sense my sarcasm? Let’s start with the history bit as we usually do. St Valentine has been linked to a couple of historical figures (called Valentine, obviously), one of whom is allegedly Saint Valentine of Rome […]

Greek Mythology in Language and Translation

In the summer we had the wonderful Alice with us on a work experience placement. While here, Alice took a look at Greek myths and the impact these have had on language and translation. After having spent my summer holidays in Crete, supposedly the island of Zeus the God of the skies’ birth, I decided […]

Atlas Translations: Translation into Finnish

Translation into Finnish Finnish is one of the few languages which are spoken in Europe but which do not belong to the Indo-European family group. Like Estonian, spoken across the Gulf of Finland, it is a member of the Finno-Ugric languages, which make up the main branch of the Uralic family. Besides being spoken by […]

Atlas Translations: Translation into Basque

The Basque language, also known as Euskara is a language isolate, the only remnant of the languages spoken in Southwestern Europe before the region was Romanised in the 1st and 2nd centuries BC. The Basque lexicon varies greatly among dialects, many words being restricted to single valleys or towns. The Basque country is an autonomous […]

Novels In Translation: The Little Prince

The Little Prince (​Le Petit Prince)​ is a novella written by French author and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exup​éry. It was originally published in 1943 in the author’s native tongue, French. Since the original publication, it has been translated into over 250 different languages and has become one of the best-selling books of all time. It […]

Translation into English

English This ‘Translation into’ blog is written by Carolina, giving a non-native English speaker’s perspective on translation into English. I was only 6 years old when I started learning English. My first memories of English involve learning about colours, and numbers, and playing “Simon says”, and singing songs about food. Of course that, as a […]