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Old Church Slavonic
ⰔⰎⰀⰂⰑⰐⰊⰍ
словѣ́ньскъ ѩзꙑ́къ
slověnĭskŭ językŭ
Native to formerly in Slavic areas, under the influence of Byzantium (both Catholic and Orthodox)
Region Eastern Europe
Era 9th–11th centuries; then evolved into several variants of Church Slavonic
Language family
Indo-European
Writing system Glagolitic, Cyrillic
Linguasphere 53-AAA-a
Andronikovo Gospel 158rev
Old Church Slavonic New Testament manuscript.

Old Church Slavonic is the language of some Eastern Orthodox churches. It was the first Slavic language for writing literature. It was made by the brothers Saints Cyril and Methodius in the 9th century.

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