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By I. Boba

This research represents the unforeseen final result of an enquiry into the assets for the research of the medieval historical past of East critical Europe. whereas interpreting assets for a deliberate survey of medieval Poland, Bo­ hemia, Hungary, and Croatia, it turned obvious to me that many present displays of the background of Bohemia and Moravia weren't in response to achievable proof. resources referring to the lives of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, in addition to these for the research of Moravia, were subjected to unwarranted interpretations or emendations, different resources of value have been totally passed over from considera­ tion, and at last, the most important formulations relating Cyril and Methodius and Moravian background were made in fresh historiography with none foundation in assets. Hen:e this research: an workout in confronting the axioms of recent histori( 'graphy, philology and archaeology with the testimony of resources. My examine is extra of all advent to the issues of Moravia's background than a suite of fim 1 definitions and options. it is going to lead, ne­ cessarily, to a sequence of enquiries into the early heritage of a number of international locations of East primary Europe, of the Church heritage of that sector, and of varied disciplines hooked up with the learn of the Cyrillo-Methodian legacy.

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