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Statue of Saints Cyril and Methodius, inventors of the Glagolitic alphabet, in Zagreb cathedral
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The two missionaries, St. Cyril and Methodius created an alphabet based on Slavic sounds and modeled in form after Greek letters. Glagolitic eventually became a widely and frequently used script for ecclesiastical texts and was adapted to an angular, geometric form, called Croatian script, by the 12th century.