George K. Duvall
4214 West Rose Lane
Phoenix AZ 85019-1632
Specialization. I translate standard Modern Greek to English, both demotic and puristic (katharevousa). I can also render New Testament and Byzantine Greek into Modern English, and translate poetry according to its original meter.
My secondary language skills are in German-to-English translation.
As to subject material, I am able to translate technical works in the fields of theology, finance and industry. Depending on the technical complexity of the material, I can translate Greek at a rate of 800 words per hour.
Education. B.A in Modern Languages/German from Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown PA 1972. Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and Transformational Grammar, Translation Technique, Dialectology. Courses in German, Russian, Spanish, Italian.
M.Div. from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, 1978. Theology, Language studies, professional development.
Other courses of study included: New Testament Greek, Harvard University, 1976; Trigonometry, Computer Programming/Assembly Language, English Compositional Style and Research/Reporting, University of Massachusetts, 1985-86.
Independent studies of Romanian Language, Ethnomusicology, Computer Studies, Macro-Economics, Finance and Securities Markets.
Related Employment. Cantor and Parish bi-lingual Secretary at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Bethlehem PA.
Data Analyst for Thomson Financial Services, a worldwide information and publishing company. Analyzed and indexed several thousand pages of material weekly coming from the securities, financial, industrial, economic and technological markets.
Technical Writer for System Concepts, Inc., Scottsdale AZ. Specialist in software documentation and Help Systems. Experienced in the use of MS Word, RoboHelp (Classic and HTML), and PageMaker.
Publications. Translated, edited or collaborated in the publication of the following works:
Trakatellis, Bishop Demetrios, Authority and Passion, (Brookline 1987: Holy Cross Press). Textbook.
Kantiotes, Bishop Augoustinos N., Follow Me, (Belmont MA 1989: Institute for Byz. & Mod. Grk. Studies). General/inspirational.
Ibid., On The Divine Liturgy, Vols. I & II, (Belmont MA 1986: IBMGS). Collaboration, general/inspirational.
The Divine Liturgy of St. James, (Brookline, 1988: Holy Cross Press). Collaboration, liturgical text.
Timiadis, Metropolitan Emilianos, Priest, Parish & Renewal, (Brookline, 1994: Holy Cross Press), Editor, professional/pastoral counseling.
Akolouthia of St. Methodios, liturgical text.
Musical/Poetic Translations of Note: Octoechos for Vespers, Orthros Eothinon Cycle Hymns. Musical/liturgical materials.
Orthros Services. Under commission by the San Francisco Diocese Church Music Federation, completed four Sunday Orthros services. The texts are translated so as to fit the original Greek melodies where necessary.
His Eminence Demetrios, of Archbishop of the United States (New York).
His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah, of Denver.
His Eminence Metropolitan Anthony of San Francisco.
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, of Boston.
Father Theo Anastas, Pastor of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix AZ.
Father Kyriakos Saravellis, Pastor of St. George Cathedral, Springfield MA.
Dr. Tikey Zes, Music Director, San Francisco Diocese Church Music Federation.