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Lessons of the Church Slavonic language at schools were proposed
Russian Academy of Education President, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Russkiy Mir Foundation Lyudmila Verbitskaya has raised a question of studying the Church Slavonic language as a part of school curriculum. She made this proposition in the course of presentation of the first volume of Big Dictionary of Church Slavonic language of New Age. The presentation took place in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior the day before, as per RIA Novosti.
It is worth reminding that this dictionary issued by authors from Vinogradov Russian Language Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of Slavonic Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences is first fundamental multi-volume dictionary indispensable at reading Church Slavonic texts.
The Church Slavonic language is a liturgical language of Russian Orthodox Church. It was studied by first grades’ pupils before the revolution.