Peter Ivanič's research while affiliated with University of Constantine 3 and other places

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The Byzantine mission of saint brothers Cyril and Methodius had a major impact on the spiritual history of Great Moravia. In the centuries that followed, their works paved the way for the political and historical development of the Slavic nations, mainly in South-East and East Europe. The mission, which reached Great Moravia in 863, had several dim...
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Cultural tourism has undergone fundamental changes in several countries of post-socialist Europe. In Slovakia, this fact concerns, for example, localities with a strong connection to the church and its cultural heritage. These monuments belong to the foundations of cultural tourism, yet the state intentionally did not prefer them as tourist destina...
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The Cyrillo-Methodian tradition is a fundamental part of national stories formation of various Slavic nations. There was a restoration of spiritual values in religious, national and cultural life of Slavs especially during the era of national revival movements. This tradition shaped a strong cultural element that was supposed to play a key role whe...
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In the Christianization of Great Moravia in the Middle Ages, the key role was played mission of Saint Constantine-Cyril and Saint Methodius from Byzantine Empire, who came to this territory probably in 863. Their arrival was a result of Great Moravian sovereign Rastislav’s request sent to Byzantine Emperor Michael III (842-867). Duke Rastislav desi...
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Vševlad Jozef Gajdoš contributed significantly to the preservation of Slovak historic libraries. His study of library collections enabled him to discover several unique pieces written in Croatian Glagolitic (The Hlohovec Glagolitic Letters and The Svätý Anton (Báč) Fragment). The Hlohovec Glagolitic Letters contain texts from the missal written in...
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The Byzantine mission led by st Constantine-Cyril and his brother st Methodius, which reached Great Moravia in 863, had several dimensions. The central theme of this work is to look at how the message of Great Moravia and the Cyrillo-Methodian cult have been spread, mainly in the modern history of Slovakia. After establishing the Hungarian Kingdom,...
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The territory of present Czech and Slovak Republics got into contact with Christianity as early as at the end of antiquity period. Mass Christianization of this geographical territory began to take place since the end of the 8th century. The presence of Christians in the observed territory during the period of Early Middle Ages is evident only from...
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Contacts between the Byzantine Empire and the territory of Great Moravia started already in the 6th century. A large amount of evidence refers to an influence of Byzantium on sacral architecture, literature and material culture of the 9th century Great Moravia. The main goal of the article is to elaborate on the connection of Byzantium and Great Mo...
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Slovakia and Macedonia are connected each other by several bounds, but research into the Slovak-Macedonian relations is without a long tradition. The author of the article dealt with parallels in oikonymy and he tracked names of settlements derived from the word: birch, swiftly, swift, Austrian oak, apple tree and adler tree. Each settlement of the...
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Saint Methodius, a native of Thessalonica, was not only one of the leading Christian missionaries and diplomats of the 9th century, but also an active traveller. He undertook several missionary and diplomatic journeys, which are mentioned in contemporary sources. The paper analyses his journeys to the Khazars, Great Moravia, Rome and finally in 881...
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The study is concerned with the development of settlement in the "Ziarska Kotlina Basin, which is situated in the southern, middle part of the Hron Basin. The Ziarska Kotlina Basin is one of the oldest settled areas in Slovakia. It was already known in the Palaeolithic for its deposits of limno-quartzite. However, evidence of denser settlement come...

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... This city also became home to the automobile industry developer (Jaguar Land Rover). Other residential development projects ensure the city's expansion, while the character of cultural heritage and its historical identity started to fade slowly (Krogmann et al., 2021;City of Nitra official website, 2021;Borotová, 2020). Further characteristics, challenges of cultural heritage and management, and the strategic planning are summarized in Table 5. (Krogmann et al., 2021;City of Nitra official website, 2021;Borotová, 2020). ...
... At Bamburgh, the role of Christianity and the mobility of Christian clergy or religious communities have been considered (Groves et al. 2013), and long-range pilgrimages to important religious centres in preceding centuries are implied by isotopic data (Sheridan and Gregoricka 2015). Historical evidence documents the presence of Christian missions from both the Frankish and Byzantine Empires in Great Moravia, as well as Papal interests (Betti 2013;Ivanič and Hetényi 2017), and the Mikulčice-Valy stronghold was one of its most important religious centres. It is extremely tempting to link the least radiogenic group of immigrants with a Byzantine mission to Great Moravia, especially as similar 87 Sr/ 86 Sr ratios have been reported in some parts of Greece (Whelton et al. 2018;Wang et al. 2019); unfortunately, this would be closer to wishful thinking than solid scientific hypothesis, as such strontium values are fairly common throughout Europe and the available evidence, or more precisely the lack thereof, does not allow for such conclusions to be drawn. ...
... German English, Slovak, Romans, Spanish, Russia, Czech, Kazakh, French, Italian, Uralic languages: Hungarian, Estonian, and Finnish), etc. are modern Indo-European languages have been studied by many scholars and researchers to investigate the similarities and the differences in terms of the language sentence patterns and other syntactic variations (Janikova, 2015;Stur & Kopecky, 2018;Murzinova, et. al, 2018;Dobrik, 2017;Spisiakova, 2016;Fenclova, 2015;Bizhkenova, 2017;Kenetova, 2017;Domokos, 2016;Ivanic, 2016;& Polyakov, 2018;Hawkins, 1986, andAdger & Trousdale, 2007). Mifsud, 1995;Goria, 2004;Michelson, 1988;Zhang, 2011;Zhang & Koda, 2016). ...