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Carolingian minuscule

Carolingian minuscule is a font or script developed as a writing standard in Europe so that the roman alphabet could be easily recognized by all. It was used in the Charlemagne Empire between approximately 900 and 1200. Scrolls, Christian texts, and educational material were written in Carolingian minuscule throughout the Renaissance. The script went out of fashion when the Gothic era came about, and became obsolete, though it forms the basis for more recent scripts.

The Freising manuscripts, the first Roman-script record of any Slavic language, which contain the oldest Slovene language are written in Carolingian minuscule.



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