This is probably due in part to comic books (the Papyrus collection by Belgian author De Gieter) relating Ancient Egypt my parents used to read to me when I was three or four years old. But the real breakthrough happened when I was 10 years and a half or 11. Ancient Egypt was part of the school history curriculum, and I had paid my first visit, on my own, to the Louvre Museum to see the Ancient Egypt section.
Interview with Peter Constantine who translates from seven different languages into English. He lives in New York. Interview conducted by Filip Noubel. How did you become involved with the language(s) and culture(s) you translate from? We spoke several languages at