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6 months ago

Barbara R. Cochran, MFA  See profile asked this question:

Language pair:

Italian > English

Subject:

General

Level of diffculty:

Easy / medium

Word or term in question:

su instanze dei monaci del monastero

Context:

Si tratta della testimonianza resa, su istanza dei monaci del monastero di San Benedetto di Montecassino, da alcuni contadini davanti a un notaio per accertare il possesso di alcune terre: "Sao ko kelle terre, per kelle fini ke ki contene, trenta anni le possette parte Sancti Benedicti" ("so che quelle terre, per quei confini che qui [si] contiene, trent’anni le possedette [la] parte di San Benedetto").

 

 

upon request of the monks of the monastery

My comment:

"Upon request" conveys the somewhat legal terminology of the original excerpt.

Hope it helps ! :o)