Translation of Jean-Pierre Serre's paper 'Sur les representations modulaires de degre 2 de Gal(Qbar/Q)'

by J-P. Serre,translated by A. Ghitza

*Duke Mathematical Journal*, **Vol. 54, No. 1**, 1987.

This is an English translation of Jean-Pierre Serre's iconic paper giving the precise statement and surprising consequences of his conjectures on the modularity of two-dimensional odd Galois representations mod $p$.