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Baška tablet-Glagolitic alphabet
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Uploader comment: Old Croatian alphabet -Baška,Island of Krk,Croatia

   

 
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Comment icon #7 Posted by Still Waters on 14 December, 2010, 13:39
I wonder what it says. Interesting!
Comment icon #6 Posted by Big Bad Voodoo on 14 December, 2010, 17:19
The text can be translated in English as follows: ... In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost, I, abbot Držiha, wrote this concerning the land which Zvonimir, the Croatian king, gave in his days to St. Lucia. And the witnesses [were] župan Desimira in Krbava, Martin in Lika, Piribineg in Vinodol and Yakob in Otok. Whoever denies this, let him be cursed by God and the twelve apostles and the four evangelists and Saint Lucia. Amen. And whoever lives here let him pray for it to God. I, abbot Dobrovit, built this church with nine of my brethren in the days of prince Cosmas ruling ...
Comment icon #5 Posted by Big Bad Voodoo on 14 December, 2010, 17:20
over the entire province. And in those days [the parish of St.] Nicholas in Otočac was joined with [the parish of] St. Lucia.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Still Waters on 23 December, 2010, 22:29
Thank you for the translation
Comment icon #3 Posted by Big Bad Voodoo on 25 December, 2010, 22:24
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Comment icon #2 Posted by d e v i c e on 26 December, 2010, 4:43
Very interesting. Its like a little window through time. This Abbot Drziha sounds like quite a serious chap. No nonsense. The Christians were quite ruthless in the old days.
Comment icon #1 Posted by mr rainbow on 19 March, 2011, 19:09
let him be cursed by GOD


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