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(E) The Baska Tablet precious stone of Croatian literacy
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  10/9/2005 | History | Unrated
(E) The Baska Tablet precious stone of Croatian literacy

 

THE BASKA TABLET
precious stone
of Croatian literacy

reconstruction of Baska tablet according to Branko Fucic

  The Baska tablet is probably the most famous monument of early Croatian literacy, dating from about 1100. Its size and weight are impressive: 2x1 m, 800 kg. According to Branko Fucic and Eduard Hercigonja, the language of inscription is Croatian - Chakavian with elements of liturgical Church Slavonic, and the script isCroatian Glagolitic. It was found in the church of St. Lucy (Sv. Lucija) in Jurandvor near Baska on Krk, the largest Croatian island.

JOSIP JOVIC

and the question of free speech, freedom of thought,
and free media in Europe

 

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