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Cyril and Methodius. 7 Facts About Their Lives

Indeed, this missionary activity undertaken by Constantine Cyril and his brother Methodius to convert 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 was born as ____.

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He was born in ___.

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Constantine died in ___.

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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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They were born in ___.

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Their father was ___.

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The mother of these two Christian brothers was ____.

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Bibliography

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