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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VId)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  14/07/17) 3.2.1. Greek As shown in Table 1, some letters of the Glagolitic alphabet look similar to the corresponding Greek letters. It seems natural that some of the letters representing Greek-only sounds resemble the Greek original forms: … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VIc)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 2/08/16) 3.1. Structure 3.1.1. Greek It has been generally accepted that Glagolitic was patterned on Cursive Greek (Taylor 1881, Leskien 1905, Jagić 1911, Vajs 1932). This is not only testified to by historical manuscripts, such as Xrabr’s … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VIb)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 21/11/15) 2.2. Arguments against a proto-Slavic scriptThe most representative view that interprets rusъskymi of VC as indicating something other than “Russian” or “Slavic” would be the “Syriac” hypothesis, maintained by A. Vaillant (1935), R. Jakobson (1944), D. … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VIa)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 18/02/15) On the origin of the Glagolitic alphabet 1. Introduction The emergence of a new alphabet is influenced by other existing scripts, but the incorporation of various sources into that alphabet may be attributed to a specific … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 15/04/14) The Glagolitic Alphabet and its Use in Croatian Church Records Following recent political changes in Eastern Europe, the Family History Library has had the opportunity to film extensively in the region, including in Croatia. This will … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (IVb)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 25/07/13 ) This suggestion has much to recommend it, and as it happens, a fuller defense of it can— and should — be mounted, going beyond the relatively brief remarks that Landsmanhimself provided.First, there is more within … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (IVa)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  03/12/12) Language Contact and the Development of Negation in Greek — and How BalkanSlavic Helps to Illuminate the Situation1 1. IntroductionContact involving different languages has long been a potent force for linguistic change   in the Balkans, and … Continue reading

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