International translation day
We can say that the translators have become popular ever since the destruction of the tower of Babel, although professional holiday, they appeared only in 1991.
International translation day is celebrated on the day of the death of St. Jerome Stetoscope, man Pereverzeva the Bible in Latin, and is considered the patron Saint of people in this profession.
Jerome etters are everywhere known as one of the four Latin fathers of the Church. He was a writer, historian and translator, and was a man possessed of great intelligence and very temperamental.
Young Jerome traveled, lived as a hermit, studying the Chaldean and Hebrew, and much later, settling finally in Bethlehem, began to translate the old and New Testaments into Latin. This work has taken him a long time and only after eleven centuries, was proclaimed as the official Latin text of the Holy Scriptures.
According to one legend, one day Jerome pulled out the thorn, deep basewsw in the paw of a lion. Since then, the patron Saint of translators, he is depicted sitting in a cell and something a contributing scientists, near which lies the lion, who became his devoted friend.
In our time, the profession has not lost its relevance and is very popular, as usual translation of texts, and in business, during business negotiations with foreign partners.