Cyril and Methodius' Day celebrated in Czech Republic

05-07-2001

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Cyril and MethodiusCyril and Methodius Czechs on July 5th celebrate St. Cyril and St. Methodius day, in honour of these two Byzantine-era missionaries who were not only the fathers of early Slavonic literary culture, but whose mission was misused for political dominance in Central Europe. Some 1100 years after their mission, what is the legacy of these two important characters in Czech history? has this special report.