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  13 CENTURIES BULGARIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 10th century when he reigned went down in Bulgarian history as the Golden Age of Bulgarian culture.
Some of the early Bulgarian writers, John the Exarch, Cosmas the Priest, Monk Khrabr, worked in the new capital Preslav (near Pliska) where splendid palaces, churches and castles were built.
Their writings made an apology of the Bulgarian letters and asserted the values of Christian religion.
www.iccs.bas.bg /press/page9.html   (3054 words)

 Albena Bakratcheva - Bulgarian Literature: Crossroad and Crucifix
But most probably the brothers created the highly elaborated Glagolitic alphabet, while their disciples in Bulgaria, most outstanding among whom was St. Kliment of Ohrid, created the Cyrillic alphabet, naming it after their teacher St. Cyril.
The significance of the new letters was highly praised, odes were written in celebration of this historical deed, which was cherished not simply as patriotic, but mainly in terms of "untying the tongue and teaching reason", as Chernorizetz Khrabr puts it in his "Account of Letters".
The Bible and lots of other Christian books were first translated into Bulgarian, and new books were written in the old Bulgarian language.
liternet.bg /publish/alba/en/bulglit.htm   (4980 words)

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