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Cyril & Methodius of Thessalonica: The Acculturation of the Slavs

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At the height of the ninth century, two Greek missionary brothers wrought far-reaching changes upon European life through their work among the Slavs. Embarking upon a career in the service of Church and State, they undertook a program of acculturation in the Crimea and in the process created an alphabet for the Slavs. In presenting the written word to the Slavic people, ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press
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Christopher
Jul 20, 2007 Christopher rated it it was ok
CYRIL AND METHODIUS OF THESSALONICA: The Acculturation of the Slavs is an overview of the lives of the Apostles of the Slavs, the work they did, and the Byzantine society in which they lived. It was written by Anthony-Emil N. Tachiaos, professor emeritus of Slavic ecclesiastical history at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

The book gives abundant attention to the work of the brothers before the mission to Moravia. Prof Tachiaos upholds the theory, stated before by Sir Dmitri Obolensky, th
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Very readable though not as "scholarly" as Dvornik. A good place to start if interested in Cyril and Methodius.
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