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The secrets of the glagolitic alphabet

Author(s): Dobrin Dobrev
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Theory of Literature
Published by: Шуменски университет »Епископ Константин Преславски«
Keywords: Orthodox doctrine; heresies; structure of glagolitic alphabet; golden ratio; semiotics of glagolitic graphemes; sacral code of the alphabet

Summary/Abstract: The article presents a semiotic analysis of the glagolitic alphabet, claiming that the alphabet, with the original way of drawing and arranging the graphemes, was conceptualised by Constantine (Cyril) the Philosopher (St. Cyril) as a sacred sign system with the aim of reinforcing the Orthodox cult of Jesus Christ as a God-man in opposition to the Arian idea, which defined him as a perfect being created by God, and thus questioned his divine nature.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 11-54
  • Page Count: 44
  • Language: Bulgarian