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Cyril and Methodius. 7 Facts About Their Lives

Indeed, this missionary activity undertaken by Constantine Cyril and his brother Methodius with the aim of converting the Slavic peoples to the true faith in Jesus Christ, resulted in a cultural asset of inestimable value: the Cyrillic alphabet. It was derived from the Glagolitic alphabet invented by Saint Constantine – Cyril, through the work of his disciples.

Trivia about Cyril and Methodius

Cyril and Methodius

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Who were Cyril and Methodius?

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Cyril died because he was ___.

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Methodius was born in ___.

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He died in ___.

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The mother of these two Christian brothers was ____.

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Bibliography

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