Today We Mark Saints Cyril and Methodius Day

Society » CULTURE | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 08:04
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On May 11th, is the church feast day of Holy brothers, Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius.

The two brothers are known also as the Apostles of the Slavs. In 862-863 Constantine Cyril the Philosopher created the oldest Old-Bulgarian alphabet “The Glagolitsa alphabet” which is supposed to had given a start the holy deals of the Apostles.

A large number of church books were written in – the Sinayua prayer-book, the Zograph Testament, and the two brothers translated them from Greece to Glagolitsa.

On May 24th, people celebrate the Day of Slavic Literacy and Culture. 

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