Up, Down and Sideways

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 13:56:37 EST 2013


On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 3:27 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14/12/13 22:03, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
>>
>> Except C&M were nearly 200 years before the Schism . . . and, for that
>> matter, after having been sent from Constantinople, they were called
>> upon the carpet in Rome--at which point Pope Nicholas ordained
>> Methodius, told his own archbishop in the dispute to back off, and
>> sent C&M back . . .

> Wait a minute: I am writing about the Cyrillic alphabet; NOT Glagolitic.

Oh, I though you meant the language itself.

> Glagolitic was cooked up by C&M, Cyrillic (despite being named after Cyril)
> was not, and there
> is a lot of argy-bargy about who cooked it up.
>
> If you take a look at the map of Europe you will see that Orthodox Slavic
> countries use variants of the Cyrillic alphabet, and Catholic Slavic
> countries use variants of the Latin alphabet.

*shrug*  Moscow has always fancied itself to be the "Third Rome."

>>> P.S. Pinot Noir 2011.
>>
>> But that won't be very Noir any more, will it?

> Still Noir, and still gurgling around in the pipes :)

Mmm.  Gurgling wine.

I need to make beer again soon . . .
-- 
Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
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