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  Alphabets - Kungl. biblioteket
The Glagolithic alphabet is the oldest of the Slavic alphabets.
The piece with the Glagolithic alphabet was glued onto a note from 1295 but removed from there and moved further down by George Stephens in the nineteenth century.
The presence of the two alphabets in the Codex Gigas, however, must be connected with the upsurge of interest in Slavic liturgy during the fourteenth century and the foundation in Prague of the Catholic-Slavic monastery of Emmaus (Cz.
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  Linguistics 201: A Study Guide to the History of Writing
Alphabets may use diacritics (marks which alter the pronunciation of letters, such as the Spanish tilde ~) or digraphs (a pair of graphemes which conveys a single sound, such as English sh or ch).
All alphabets in use today are directly descended from the original West Semitic alphabet.
The Korean alphabet, the Hangul, comes closest to being a featural writing system; many of the strokes that make up the letters represent articulatory features such as labial, velar, etc. The Hangul could be called a featural alphabet, or a partially featural alphabet.
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  Glagolitic alphabet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Glagolitic alphabet or Glagolitsa is the oldest known Slavic alphabet.
The alphabet was then used in Great Moravia between 863 (when Cyril and Methodius arrived there) and 885 for government and religious documents and books, and at the Great Moravian Academy (Veľkomoravské učilište) founded by Cyril, where followers of Cyril and Methodius were educated (also by Methodius himself).
The Cyrillic alphabet is derived from the Greek alphabet, with (at least 10) letters peculiar to Slavic languages being derived from the Glagolithic.
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It is the alphabet on which the modern languages of Russia, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and of the former Soviet republics are based.
From Bulgaria, the cultural center of the medieval Slavs, the Cyrillic alphabet spread to the neighboring countries, such as Serbia, and to the far-lying Eastern Slavs, the Russians, the Ukrainians, and the Belarussians.
That necessitated an alphabet reform which reduced the number of letters used from 44 to 32; this modified alphabet was used until the Orthographic reform of 1945.
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 Alphabet
Nowadays, the Roman alphabet, which is made up of 26 letters is used to print most books, magazines and newspapers.
The Etruscans taught the alphabet to the Romans and it has more or less the same form as it is today.
About 900, the Glagolithic alphabet was modified into the Cyrillic alphabet, which was named for Cyril, the more literary of the brothers.
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 Cyrillic alphabet information - Search.com
The plan of the alphabet is derived from the early Cyrillic alphabet, itself a derivative of the Glagolitic alphabet, a ninth century uncial cursive usually credited to two brothers from Thessaloniki, Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius.
Among the reasons for the replacement of the Glagolithic with the Cyrillic alphabet is the greater simplicity and ease of use of the latter and its closeness with the Greek alphabet, which had been well known in the First Bulgarian Empire.
The alphabet was disseminated along with the Old Church Slavonic liturgical language, and the alphabet used for modern Church Slavonic language in Eastern Orthodox rites still resembles early Cyrillic.
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The invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed traditionally to Sts.
It was their disciple Saint Climent, the Bulgarian archbishop of the town of Ohrid, who invented the simpler Cyrillic alphabet and named it in honor of his teacher.
Because of this there was and alphabet reform which reduced the number of letters used from 44 to 32.
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 ~dtrif/abv: Bulgarian alphabets
It is almost commonly accepted that the Glagolithic was created by Saint Constantine-Cyril the philosopher in the middle of 9 c.
Text works written with glagolithic letters are also found, however they are dated from 10th or later centuries, and their authors usualy are unknown.
Short incriptions with glagolithic letters, and with a mixture of cyrillic and proto-bulgarian letters were found in Preslav (the Bulgaria old capital, 9 - 10 cc.).
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 Dze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dze (Ѕ, ѕ) is a letter of the Cyrillic alphabet, used in the Macedonian language; it is, however, much older and is found in the original Slavonic alphabet.
It represents the sound /ʣ/ as in the English word "kids." Note that despite its appearance, it is not related to the Latin S, which arose from Greek sigma.
It is thought to have roots in the Glagolithic Alphabet created by St Cyril and Methodius.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dze   (125 words)

  
 Slavic Languages - ninemsn Encarta
Other Slavic languages (Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, Macedonian, and Bulgarian) use variations of the Cyrillic alphabet as a result of the influence of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
It is related to the Glagolithic alphabet created by SS Cyril and Methodius to translate the New Testament into the language of the Slavic peoples who, by the 9th century, had begun to embrace Christianity.
The language written in this alphabet is known as Old Church Slavonic and is used as a liturgical language in various Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic churches today.
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 Church Slavonic - OrthodoxWiki
In preparation for their mission to preach Orthodox Christianity to the Slavs of Moravia Cyril, with his brother Methodius, in 863 created the Glagolithic alphabet based upon the Slavic dialects of their home, Thessalonkia.
This alphabet was used to prepare translations of some of the Holy Scriptures and church services books.
As the language represented by the Glagolithic and Cyrillic alphabets remained the liturgical language of the Orthodox services as local vernaculars came into use the name Church Slavonic became applied to the language.
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They succeeded in creating the Glagolithic alphabet, which was later simplified into the Cyrillic alphabet.
The modern Cyrillic alphabet is used in many countries across the globe and has been used since it spread from Bulgaria in the ninth century.
The modern Cyrillic alphabet is used in many countries across the globe like Russia, Yugoslavia, and some countries in central Asia.
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 Notes from History - Saints of the alphabet - News news
The creation and the dissemination of the alphabet and literacy in the then spoken Bulgarian language is one of the most significant events in the political and cultural history of Bulgaria and Eastern Europe.
The Cyrillic alphabet was invented for political considerations as much as cultural ones.
It was their disciple Saint Kliment, the Bulgarian archbishop of the town of Ohrid, who invented the simpler Cyrillic alphabet and named it in honour of his teacher.
www.sofiaecho.com /article/notes-from-history---saints-of-the-alphabet/id_9420/catid_5   (706 words)

  
 Church Slavonic - OrthodoxWiki
In preparation for their mission to preach Orthodox Christianity to the Slavs of Moravia Cyril, with his brother Methodius, in 863 created the Glagolithic alphabet based upon the Slavic dialects of their home, Thessalonika.
This alphabet was used to prepare translations of some of the Holy Scriptures and church services books.
As the language represented by the Glagolithic and Cyrillic alphabets remained the liturgical language of the Orthodox services as local vernaculars came into use the name Church Slavonic became applied to the language.
orthodoxwiki.org /Church_Slavonic   (387 words)

  
 Cyril and Methodius, Saints. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
His influence in Moravia was wiped out after his death but was carried to Bulgaria, Serbia, and Russia, where the southern Slavonic of Cyril and Methodius is still the liturgical language of both Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches.
The Cyrillic alphabet used in those countries today, traditionally ascribed to St. Cyril, was probably the work of his followers.
It was based probably by Cyril himself upon the glagolithic alphabet, which is still used by certain Croatian and Montenegrin Catholics.
www.bartleby.com /65/cy/CyrilNMe.html   (328 words)

  
 Glosses.net : makeup your mind » Vita of Konstantin the Philosopher   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mesrop-Mashtotz received the alphabet while meditating in a cave near the village of Palu, when “the hand of God wrote the alphabet in letters of fire”.
At the time the Armenian alphabet was (said to be) created, the Armenian church was not yet “heretical” (the Council of Chalcedon, which the monophysite churches defied, was held in 451).
He continues, “If the Glagolithic alphabet is to be identified as the ‘Russ’ (or ‘Ruxs’) characters, then the alphabet Constantine invented must have been Cyrillic”; (240).
glosses.net /archives/2004/03/05/vita-of-konstantin-the-philosopher   (1621 words)

  
 The Church Slavonic E-Tutor
Glagolithic is considered by some as the precursor of Cyrillic.
The Cyrillic alphabet used in modern Slavic languages is often attributed to St. Cyril, but it was probably the work of his followers.
St. Cyril died in Rome, where the brothers had gone to defend themselves against German leaders who wanted to enforce the use of the Latin liturgy among the Slavs.
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 Bulgarian SA at UToronto, Cyrillic, Glagolithic, Cyril, Methodius, Cyrillic Alphabet, Bulgarian Alphabet, Eastern ...
With the permission of the emperor and the patriarch, Cyril and Methodius went to Great Moravia where schools teaching the Glagolittic alphabet, Slavonic liturgy and translation of new books were organized.
Clement of the Bulgarian city Ohrid educated 3500 followers and created the alphabetical script Cyrillic, naming it in honor of his teacher.
The Bulgarian alphabet (Cyrillic) is used to this day in Byelorussia, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia and Bulgaria.
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letters" of the glagolithic with those of the ancient macedonian alphabet in the year 6400 from Adam or in the year...
The Macedonian alphabet, as any Slavic Cyrillic alphabet, is ultimately based on the Cyrillic alphabet of Saint...
The Cyrilic alphabet that the Macedonian language uses, was developed by the Macedonian brothers from...
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 Happy 24th May to all Bulgarian swimmers in the native land and around the world
May – the day of the BUL alphabet and the BUL science and culture
St. Cyril (?-869) and Methodius (?-884) – Inventors of glagolithic alphabet, Christian missionaries, brothers, called Apostles to the Slavs and fathers of Slavonic (Bulgarian) literature, BUL origin.
The day of the BUL alphabet are celebrated also from the Bulgarian swimmer, coaches, administrator and fans in the native land and around the world.
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 Bulgaria
The development of the Bulgarian language began in the 9th century and is divided into three periods: old, middle, and modern.
Author: IA The invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed traditionally to Sts.
However, the two brothers created the Glagolithic alphabet; it was their disciple Saint Climent who invented the simpler Cyrillic alphabet and named it in honor of his teacher.) Since Sts.
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 ECC 2004 - Sofia, Bulgaria   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The development of the Bulgarian language began in the 9th century and is divided into three periods: old, middle, and modern.
The Old Bulgarian Period lasted from the 9th century through the 11th century, and it was during that time that the Bulgarians were the first among all Slavs to adopt Christianity and the Cyrillic alphabet.
(However, the two brothers created the Glagolithic alphabet; it was their disciple Saint Climent who invented the simpler Cyrillic alphabet and named it in honor of his teacher.) Since Sts.
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CYRILLIC ALPHABET, (q.v.) as a result of the influence of the Eastern Orthodox church.
The invention of the Cyrillic alphabet, an adaptation of the Greek alphabet, is attributed traditionally to Saint Cyril, a Greek missionary.
The language written in this alphabet is known as Old Slavonic or Old Church Slavonic and is used as a liturgical language.
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 Language | Bulgaria
The invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed traditionally to Sts.
From Bulgaria, the cultural center of the medieval Slavs, the Cyrillic alphabet spread to the neighboring countries, such as Serbia, and to the far-lying Eastern Slavs, the Russians, the Ukrainians, and the Belarussians.
The Cyrillic alphabet, in various forms, is used currently in Russian, Ukrainian, Belarussian, Serbian, and Bulgarian, but not in Polish, Czech, Slovak, or Slovenian, which are written in modified Roman alphabets.
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 The ISO 8859 standards series
The kings of France were sworn in at Reims using a Gospel in Glagolithic characters attributed to St. Jerome.
Derived from the Phoenician, the ancient Greek alphabet was the first true alphabet because its creators used superfluous Phoenician consonants to transcribe Greek vowels.
The modern Greeks had the simple but clever idea of borrowing several unused consonants from the Aramaic alphabet to serve as vowels.
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