Joint lecture by Mauricij Frka-Petešić and Darko Žubrinić about Croatian Glagolitic culture in European context
Darko Žubrinić and Mauricij Frka-Petešić speaking among others about the Reims Evangelistary
an amazing book a major part of which was written in Croatian Glagolitic Script in 1395.
The lecture was organized by AMCA Paris at Couvent des Franciscains,
7, rue Marie Rose, 75014 Paris, on May 4th 2017.
The organizer of the lecture by Mauricij Frka-Petešić and Darko Žubrinić was AMCA Paris
The lecture was dedicated to the memory of Stanko Tenšek.
Glagolitic part of the Reims Evangelistary
(known also as Texte du Sacre or Livre de Coronation) is dating from 1395,
written according to an even older Croatian Glagolitic missal (Omišalj Missal, 14th ct, from Omišalj on the island of Krk, kept in the Vatican Library).
Speaking about Georges d'Esclavonie
, Croatian Glagolitic priest whoĂĂĂĂĂĂÂ studied and lectured at the famous Sorbonne in Paris arround 1400.
In his manuscript written at Sorbonne, now kept at the Bibliotheque Municipale of the city of Tours, he expressly wrote
the following: "Istud alphabetum est Chrawaticum", i.e., "This is Croatian alphabet".
Mr. Mauricij Frka-Petešić speaking about his monograph Glagoljica u Salima
(Glagolitic Script in the town of Sali
on the island of Dugi otok), written jointly with Ante Beverin and Jerolim Armanini.
The town of Sali has a lovely seal in which the name of the town is written in Croatian Glagolitic Script.
An interesting discussion followed the lecture, in which fra Vlatko Marić
secretary of AMCA Paris, also participated. Behind him on the left is father Tomislav Kraljević.
Mr. Mauricij Frka-Petešić describing the content of his monograph Glagoljica u Salima
(i.e., Glagolitic Script in his native town of Sali on the island of Dugi otok in Croatia).
On the left Mrs. Ljerka Guberina (daughter of Academician Petar Guberina
, author of Verbotonal method and the founder of the SUVAG center
Madeleine Kristl, and on the right Lamia Barbier Ruždić, president of AMCA Paris.
Mauricij Frka-Petešić with his daughter Tina and wife Neda. Tina (as well as her sister and three brothers)
was born in Paris, while her parents are both from the town of Sali
on the island of Dugi otok
Mr. Mauricij Frka-Petešić with Mr. Alan Paic
on the left, Croatian physicist employed at the OECD
headquarters in Paris, and with Mr. Mario Matulić on the right.
Mrs Maja Cioni of the AMCA Paris and Mr. Mauricij Frka-Petešić, coauthor of the book Glagoljica u Salima
A friendly chat after the lecture. On the left, Mrs Maja Cioni with Mrs. Lamia Barbier Ruždić, president of AMCA Paris.
On the right, Mrs. Ivanka Jardin, former president of Complementary Croatian School in France.
Lidja Arambašić, Lamia Barbier Ruždić, Maja Cioni, Madeleine Kristl, f. Tomislav Kraljević and Damir Perinić.
Darko Žubrinić with Alexei (Aljoša) Minakov
, who is a painter born on the island of Korčula
in Croatia. He studied Art at the University of Zagreb.
A short palaeographic course of Croatian Glagolitic Script
based on the manuscript of Georges d'Esclavonie
Lecturing at the Complementary Croatian School at the Mission catholique croate
124 rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, on May 6th 2017.
Croatian Glagolitic manuscript written by George d'Esclavonie
(Juraj Slovinac) at Sorbonne, Paris, arround 1400 (kept today in the City Library of Tours),
which is the oldest known Croatian primer for children. The upper part consists of the Glagolitic alphabet, while the lower part consists of Our Father.
In between (squared), are the following significant words written in Latin language and script:
Istud alphabetum est Chrawaticum. (This is Croatian script)
On the left, Mrs. Maja Perinić, architect, former president of AMCA Paris.
On the right is Mrs. Tatjana Radovanović
, Croatian painter and poetesse, living in Paris since 1965, born on the island of Hvar.
As a child, she attended the Glagolitic Mass in the village of Gdinj on the island of Hvar.
Maja Cioni (of AMCA Paris) with Mauricij Frka-Petešić and Darko Žubrinić
National Library in Paris is in possession of four valuable Croatian Glagolitic books, among them:The Paris Codex
from 1380, Code slave 11,
which contains some of the oldest known Croatian verses.
Svit se konča (i slnce jur zahodi, pravda gine, ljubav stine, tma ishodi),
Pariški zbornik iz 1380. (Code slave 11), Bibliotheque Nationale, Pariz
Pariška pjesmarica, Code slave 11, Nacionalna knjižnica u Parizu, folija 189b
Fotografija je prenesena iz sljedećeg izvora:
Anita Tot: Svit se konča
, diplomski rad [PDF
], Sveučilište u Zadru, Odsjek za hrvatski jezik i književnost, Zadar 2016. (mentor prof.dr. Slavomir Sambunjak)
Lamia Barbier Ruždić, president of AMCA Paris
, with Mauricij Frka-Petešić and Darko Žubrinić
(former president of Društvo prijatelja glagoljice
/ Scripturae glagoliticae amicorum societas, Zagreb)
Photos by Maja Cioni, Tina Frka-Petesic Chemin, Anita Banović, Mauricij Frka Petešić and Darko Žubrinić
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