Monthly Archives: March 2012

New Developments at Mari Web Project at University of Vienna

Dear friends,

One and a half years after our project’s initial launch, we are happy to announce our website’s first major update. The main new developments are:

• The publication of the first-ever fully functional spell checker for the Mari language: http://www.univie.ac.at/maridict/soft/spell_en.html Continue reading

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Europe’s last pagans

In ancient times, people of most ethnic groups used to pray like the Mari El pagans do to this day. These people are so loyal to their gods that their belief survived both the Christian expansion and the ban on all religions during Soviet times. Their ceremonies resemble scenes from Hogwarts, but their religious leader looks nothing like Alan Rickman. Meet Europe’s last pagans on RTDoc.

Source: RTД

 

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