The Story of the Cyrillic Alphabet
cyrillic and other scripts in europe 2008

How did the Cyrillic alphabet come about? Who created it, when, where and most importantly - why? Why would you ever need to create an alphabet? And if you do, how did you used to talk before that? What did they use for words? This story sheds some light on these questions, focusing on what happened in present day Bulgaria leading to the creation of the Cyrillic alphabet.