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  Old Church Slavonic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Old Church Slavonic (Old Bulgarian, Old Macedonian, and Old Slavic) is the first literary Slavic language, developed from the Slavic dialect of Thessaloniki (Solun) by the 9th century Byzantine missionaries, Saints Cyril and Methodius.
Church Slavic maintained a prestige status, particularly in Russia, for many centuries—among Slavs in the East it had a status analogous to that of the Latin language in western Europe, but had the advantage of being substantially less divergent from the vernacular tongues of average parishioners.
Macedonian is one of the oldest recenesions of the Old Church Slavonic language and thrived in the period between 10.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Old_Church_Slavonic   (2000 words)

  
 Old Church Slavonic (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Old Church Slavonic (also called Old Church Slavic or Old Bulgarian, incorrectly Old Slavic) is the first literary Slavic language, developed from the Slavic dialect of Solun (Thessaloniki) by 9th century Byzantine missionaries, Saints Cyril and Methodius.
Church Slavonic maintained a prestige status, particularly in Russia, for many centuries — among Slavs in the East it had a status analogous to that of the Latin language in western Europe, but had the advantage of being substantially less divergent from the vernacular tongues of average parishioners.
Old Church Slavonic is evidenced by a relatively small body of manuscripts, written for the most part, in the late 10th and the early 11th century.
old-church-slavonic.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1632 words)

  
 Old Church Slavonic biography .ms (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Old Church Slavonic (also Old Church Slavic, formerly inaccurately called Old Slavic or Old Bulgarian) is the first literary and liturgical Slavic language developed from the native language of the 9th century missionaries Saints Cyril and Methodius.
Church Slavonic maintained a prestige status, particularly in Russia, for many centuries — among Slavs in the East it had a status analogous to that of the Latin language in western Europe, but had the advantage of being less divergent from the vernacular tongues of average parishioners.
Bulgarian linguists call the language Old Bulgarian as they regard it as based on a 9th century Bulgarian dialect, and the designation Old Bulgarian was generally used in 19th and early 20th-century linguistics to refer to Old Church Slavonic.
old-church-slavonic.biography.ms.cob-web.org:8888   (653 words)

  
 Church Slavonic - OrthodoxWiki
Church Slavonic originated as a literate language when the missionary Constantine (later called Cyril) in the ninth century devised an alphabet for the spoken language of the Slavs of Great Moravia.
Church Slavonic continued as the common liturgical language of the Orthodox Churches of the Slavic area including the Russian, Bulgarian, and Serbian churches even an the common spoken languages of the people changed.
Church Slavonic remained the literary language in Russia until the 17/18th centuries and was generally not spoken outside of church services.
orthodoxwiki.org /Church_Slavonic   (387 words)

  
 Church Slavonic. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The year 1100 is the conventional dividing line between the ancestor, Old Church Slavonic, and its descendant, the later Church Slavonic, which flourished as the literary language of a number of Slavic peoples before the 18th cent.
Old Church Slavonic was created in the 9th cent.
Old Church Slavonic is the first Slavic language known to have been recorded in writing.
www.bartleby.com /65/ch/ChurchSl.html   (427 words)

  
 Old Church Slavonic
Old Church Slavonic or Church Slavonic is a literary language which developed from the language used by St Cyril and St Methodius, 9th century missionaries from Byzantium, to translate the bible and other religious works.
Old Church Slavonic was used as the liturgical language of the Russian Orthodox church between the 9th and 12th centuries.
A more modern form of the language, known as Church Slavonic, appeared during the 14th century and is still used in the Russian Orthodox church.
www.omniglot.com /writing/ocslavonic.htm   (386 words)

  
 Old Church Slavonic (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
'''Old Church Slavonic''' (also called Old Church Slavic or Old Bulgarian, incorrectly Old Slavic) is the first literary Slavic language, developed from the Slavic dialect of Solun (Thessaloniki) by 9th century Byzantine missionaries, Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius.
Old Church Slavonic's first writings, translations of Christian liturgy and Biblical texts, were produced by Byzantine missionaries Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, mostly during their mission to Great Moravia.
The original name of the language in the Old Church Slavonic texts was simply "Slavonic" (словѣньскъ), therefore the present-day Slavic names of the language are derived from the old or new word for Slavs.
old-church-slavonic.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1775 words)

  
 Simplified Spelling Society : Slavonic language spelling.
The Slavonic languages are a major branch (in the so-called 'satem' cluster) of the Indo-European family of languages: today their most important representative is Russian (technically known as 'Great Russian', 'velikorusskij jazyk', which belongs to the East Slavonic group, together with Ukrainian and Byelorussian.
Mention must, however, be made of Old Church Slavonic, the language into which Saints Cyril and Methodius, active in the territory of modern-day Bulgaria 1100 years ago, translated the Gospels and other Biblical and liturgical texts.
Old Church Slavonic was, effectively, created as a 'superstructure' on the South Slavonic speech used in that area at that time, but it has played a central role, cultural as well as religious, in Eastern and South-Eastem Europe since those days.
www.spellingsociety.org /journals/j8/slavonic.php   (4630 words)

  
 Old Church Slavonic Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The foundation of the Old Church Slavonic Institute was laid in Krk in 1902 when the Old Slavonic academy was established.
In 1948 he was able to reestablish the Old Church Slavonic Academy as part of the government of the People's Republic of Croatia's Commission for Religious Affairs, of which he was president.
In 1977, a law was passed integrating the Old Church Slavonic Institute, along with the until then autonomous Institute of Language Studies and Institute of Folklore Studies, into the Institute of Philology and Folklore Studies.
public.srce.hr /staroslavenski-institut/en/pov.html   (551 words)

  
 Resources for Old Church Slavic
Russian and Church Slavic books, most of a religious nature, published in the 16th and 17th centuries in Moscow are the subject of this bibliography and microfilm set.
It also is concerned with old Slavic culture, with specific OCS manuscripts, with the political and historical situation of that time, and other such themes.
It is a project undertaken by the Slavonic and Baltic Department at the University of Helsinki.
www.library.uiuc.edu /spx/class/SubjectResources/SubSourGen/lingocs.htm   (2973 words)

  
 The Church Slavonic E-Tutor
Although Slavonic is far from extinct in its usage, there is a natural pressure in America to use English in the Divine Services.
Having spent my youth hearing Slavonic every Sunday, it is only now in adulthood, and some twenty years away from the Church, that I finally have come to understand the Divine Services after participating in services in English.
Since Slavonic materials for English speakers seems to be quite scarce, the author would appreciate submission of materials that might improve or enhance this program.
www.orthodoxepubsoc.org   (615 words)

  
 Talk:Old Church Slavonic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Old Slavonic is referred to as "Old Bulgarian" (Altbulgarisch) as early as the mid-19th century by scholars like A.Schleicher, M.Hatala and L.Geitler as the earliest Slavic manuscripts bear the phonetic characteristics of Bulgarian and include loanwords from vulgar Greek.
Old Church Slavonic Old Church Slavonic or Old Church Slavonic is a literary language which developed from the language used by St Cyril and St Methodius, 9th century missionaries from Byzantium, to translate the bible and other religious works.
Slavonic scholarship in the West (as you define it) nowadays is seriously prejudiced in favour of the Macedonians for one simple reason: until recently Bulgaria was just a Sovjet satellite, whereas Yugoslavia was "unattached" and represented a powerful force in international politics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Old_Church_Slavonic   (17617 words)

  
 Russian Orthodox Church Slavonic Language
Old Church Slavonic is a language that was used by the Russian Orthodox Church between the 9th and 12th centuries.
Church Slavonic appeared during the 14th century and is still used in the Russian Orthodox Church.
Old Church Slavonic or Church Slavonic is a literary language which...
www.scientificpsychic.com /search/slavonic.html   (236 words)

  
 Old Church Slavonic Online
Although Old Church Slavonic (OCS) is the oldest documented Slavic language, it is not the language from which the other Slavic languages evolved any more than Sanskrit is the language from which the other Indo-European languages evolved.
Hence the terminology Church Slavonic or Church Slavic, and for the oldest documents of this, Old Church Slavonic or Old Church Slavic.
In addition to its use in the ecclesiastical setting, Church Slavonic also remained for several centuries the literary language in various parts of the East and West Slavic speaking areas.
www.utexas.edu /cola/centers/lrc/eieol/ocsol-0-X.html   (1675 words)

  
 Help Me Learn Church Slavonic
My goals in learning Church Slavonic are to be able to read and pray with understanding texts written in Church Slavonic, to be able to serve and sing competently on the kliros, and to be able to translate Church Slavonic texts into English.
Although Church Slavonic is sometimes called "Old Church Slavonic," "Old Slavonic," or "Old Church Slavic," it has been revised several times throughout its history, most recently in the 18th century under the Empress Elizabeth.
The term "Old Church Slavonic" properly belongs to the form of the language that was used in the 9th-12th centuries and not to the modern form of Church Slavonic that is currently used in the Russian Orthodox Church.
justin.zamora.com /slavonic   (340 words)

  
 Course description
The main goal of the course is to give both general and specialised information on the character (origin and main graphic, phonological, and grammatical peculiarities) and functions of Old Church Slavonic as a medieval literary language.
The "canonical" corpus of the Old Church Slavonic manuscripts.
MacRobert, M."Translation is interpretation: Lexical variation in the translation of the Psalter from Greek into Church Slavonic up to the 15th century." Zeitschrift fur slavische Philologie 53 (1993), 254-289.
www.ceu.hu /crc/Syllabi/98-99/MEDS/MEDS5920.html   (568 words)

  
 Old Church Slavonic - Gurupedia
Bulgarian scholars consider Old Church Slavonic an Old Bulgarian dialect and call it Old Bulgarian.
Church Slavonic (ru: церковнославя́нский язы́к), but these terms are often confused.
Church Slavonic maintained a prestige status, particularly in Russia, for many centuries — among Slavs in the East it had a status analogous to that of the
www.gurupedia.com /o/ol/old_slavonic.htm   (265 words)

  
 Ling 530: Generative Syntax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
To be able to type in the old Cyrillic alphabet and to translate texts in Old Church Slavonic and East recensions of Church Slavonic.
Type in Old Cyrillic a text from Schenker 1995, Appendix D “Samples of Early Slavic Writing” (specifics to be decided in class – Codex Suprasliensis).
VI “Characteristics of Old Russian” § 199-211; 227-233; 235; ch.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~pancheva/Sll512.html   (869 words)

  
 Old Church Slavic CALL Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Old Church Slavic (aka Old Church Slavonic or Old Bulgarian) is a language that was spoken in the Balkan peninsula in the 6th and 7th century AD.
It was primarily used for literature, and church liturgy, verses and prayers (hence the name).
Church Slavonic Resources: A site completely dedicated to the Church Slavonic language, with books, e-texts, organizations, and software.
polyglot.lss.wisc.edu /lss/staff/erica/CALL/oldchurch.html   (162 words)

  
 Church Slavonic — FactMonster.com
Church Slavonic, language belonging to the South Slavic group of the Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see
Bulgarian language - Bulgarian language, member of the South Slavic group of the Slavonic subfamily of the Indo-European...
Yugoslav literature: Medieval and Renaissance Literature - Medieval and Renaissance Literature Ecclesiastical works in Old Church Slavonic were produced in...
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 Christopher Culver: Computing: Typesetting Old Church Slavonic with LaTeX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This document aims to be a practical introduction to typeset Old Church Slavonic in either Latin transliteration or in Cyrillic.
The authors give a thorough interesting explanation of the diversity of OCS texts and why even with Unicode it is difficult to work with the language in computing.
The difficulty of which those authors speak is mostly caused by Church Slavonic texts with elaborate ornamentation such as breathing marks.
www.christopherculver.com /en/computing/latexocs.php   (612 words)

  
 Slavic for Medievalists course syllabus
The language to be discussed primarily is Old Church Slavonic (essentially Old Bulgarian) and its various regional recensions (redactions): Middle Bulgarian, Serbian Church Slavonic (Old Serbian), Croatian Church Slavonic (Old Croatian), Czech Church Slavonic (Old Czech), and Russian Church Slavonic ("Rusian" or Early East Slavic).
Religious texts with only a tenuous connection with the Church Slavonic tradition, such as the hymns Hospodine pomiluj ny and Bogurodzica, will be presented.
Literacy (Old Church Slavonic Church Slavonic, notably Serbian, Croatian, Czech, and East Slavic vernacular, notably Old Czech, Old Polish, and East Slavic)
www.ceu.hu /medstud/old/sybirnh1.htm   (604 words)

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