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The Baska Glagolitic Path on the island of Krk, part 2
By Blandina Marković - Randić, | Published  09/20/2008 | Culture And Arts | Unrated
Participants from Czech Republic, Austria, and Croatia, page1

Excursion to the environs of the beautiful town of Baška on the island of Krk, with a spectacular view to the see, other islands and to the legendary Croatian mountain of Velebit.

Participants of the 2007 wokshop in front of the Baška Tablet from 1100. The workshop was organized by Sinjali society from Baška.

Participants of the workshop were guided by  Mr. Ljubo de Karina, Croatian sculptor from the town of Mošćenice. He sitting among young sculptors in the middle, in front of the Baška Tablet, one of the most famous Croatian Glagolitic monuments, dating from around the year 1100. It weighs about 800 kg, and has about 400 Croatian Glagolitic letters in 100 words. The most important is the second line which mentions ZVONIMIR KRAL HRVATSKI, that is, ZVONIMIR CROATIAN KING. See more about The Baška Tablet.

Participants of the Second Workshop were students of Crafts and Arts at various Universities in Croatia and abroad:

Jana Hoffmannová and Vojtěch Živný, Prag, Czech Republic

Elizabeth Krenn, Nina Ollendorf, and Alessandro Lorenz, Graz, Austria

Eduardo Filipović and Erika Šimanić, Rijeka, Croatia

Tina Rade, Split, Croatia

Vedrana Belanović and Roko Idžotić, Osijek, Croatia

The workshop was organized in the immediate vicinit of the beuatiful Corinthia Hotel in Baška, where the participants were lodged.

Darko Žubrinić with Elisabeth Krenn from Graz, Austria, discussing some basic facts concerning the history of Croatian Glagolitic Script.

Elizabet Krenn, Austria, at work the next day, carving the Croatian Glagolitic letter G. It was a big surprise for her that some of the most beautiful Croatian Glagolitic books (for example the Novak Missal from 1368, the Roč Missal from around 1420, etc.), are kept in the National Library in Vienna, the former Royal Library, in the Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts. For more information see here.

After several days of painstaking stone carving the result is here. Proud Mrs. Elizabet Krenn with her Croatian Glagolitic letter G being finished.

Two principal driving forces of the project of the Baška Glagolitic Path are Branka Polonijo, dipl.oecc., president of the Sinjali society, on the left, and Blandina Marković,, on the right. In the middle Vesna Kovačić Tironi, artistic photographer.

Mr. Ljubo de Karina with his stone where he carved Sinjali and S in Croatian Glagolitic Script.

Croatian Glagolitic letter Đ (Đerv), carved by Mr. Eduardo Filipović from the city of Rijeka, Croatia. Sponsor of this monument is the town of Đakovo from Croatian North-East.

Roko Idžotić from Osijek carved Croatian Glagoliti Š. The letter enterd from the Glagolitic also into the Cyrillic Script.

Roko Idžotić with Croatian Glagolitic Ć

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