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Old Church Slavonic is the earliest attested Slavic language and the first Slavic literary language. It was developed in the 9th century by Saints Cyril and Methodius, two Byzantine brothers, for the purpose of translating religious texts into the Slavic languages of the time. The language was primarily used in the context of Christian liturgy, education, and administration, and it played a crucial role in the dissemination of Christianity among the Slavic peoples.

Old Church Slavonic is written in the Glagolitic and later Cyrillic alphabets, both of which were created for this language. It served as a precursor to many modern Slavic languages and left a lasting impact on their development. Over time, as the Slavic languages diverged, Old Church Slavonic evolved into Church Slavonic, a liturgical language still used in some Orthodox Christian services.

While Old Church Slavonic is no longer a spoken language, its historical significance as the earliest Slavic literary language and its role in the cultural and religious development of the Slavic peoples remain noteworthy.

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