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Slavica – font

Posted by rod - 24.05.2010

Designed by Dmitry Greshnev Slavica is a modern pixel version of old Slavonic fonts. Old Church Slavonic, also known as Old Bulgarian or Old Macedonian, was the first literary Slavic language, based on the old Slavic dialect of the Thessaloniki region, employed by the 9th century Byzantine Greek missionaries, Saints Cyril and Methodius, who used it for translation of the Bible and other Ancient Greek ecclesiastical texts, and for some of their own writings. It played a great role in the history of Slavic languages and served as a basis and model for later Church Slavonic traditions, where Church Slavonic is used as a liturgical language to this day by some Orthodox and Greek-Catholic Churches of the Slavic peoples.

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  • From: Diane
  • May 24, 2010

Wow that looks amazing! The cross stitch effect is lovely!

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