il superamento della scienza latino-cristiana

23:22 Dec 28, 2019
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History / History Of Explorations And Discoveries
Italian term or phrase: il superamento della scienza latino-cristiana
Contesto:

Le grandi scoperte geografiche del XV e XVI secolo e in particolare, quella dell'America, avevano prodotto un grande rinnovamento e il superamento della scienza latino-cristiana.

Molte Grazie,

Barbara
Barbara Cochran, MFA
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4and made much of latin-christian science obsolete
Dr. Wolfgang Hager
4had surpassed the science of the Latin-Christian world
Scott Hendry Jackson
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superamento = mettere da parte = abbandono
martini

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had surpassed the science of the Latin-Christian world


Explanation:
I would avoid using the term "Christian sciene" here, since that is a specific modern day religion; could be ambiguous.

Scott Hendry Jackson
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and made much of latin-christian science obsolete


Explanation:
"surpassed" in this context refers mostly to quality, i.e. "better than", not "going beyond" which is probably meant here

Dr. Wolfgang Hager
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neutral  philgoddard: I'm just not sure about "science". Scienza often means knowledge.
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Reference: superamento = mettere da parte = abbandono

Reference information:
superamento /supera'mento/ s. m.

3. (fig.) [il mettere da parte idee, credenze e sim., non più attuali: il s. di vecchie concezioni] ≈ abbandono, accantonamento.
http://www.treccani.it/vocabolario/superamento_(Sinonimi-e-C...

martini
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Asker: Thank you. Very helpful.

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