Babylonian Talmud Translation Project

Type of project: National  |  Start date: 26/07/2012  |  End date: 16/10/2027

The project has the aim of realizing a collaborative Web system for the translation of the Babylonian Talmud into the Italian language by a group of authorized translators.

Moreover, the project foresees the development of components for Text Semantic Annotation and Natural Language Processing.

Partners involved in the project: the Presidency of the Italian Cabinet; the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research; the Union of Italian Jewish Communities; the Italian Rabbinical College; the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.

The Babylonian Talmud Translation Project S.c.a r.l. (PTTB S.c.a r.l.) and CNR-ILC have entered into an Operational Agreement for the development of a joint Research Project for further development of the Traduco system, with particular regard to the adoption of methods and techniques of the Computational Linguistics sector.

The Agreement, stipulated on 13/11/2017 and integrated on 26/07/2018, on 08/10/2021 and on 17/10/2022, will expire on 16/10/2027.


Funding body:
Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca


CNR-ILC role:

CNR-ILC Research Unit Chair:
Emiliano Giovannetti

Davide Albanesi
Marianna Colombo
Mafalda Papini
Flavia Sciolette
Noemi Terreni