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Illyrian Movement
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The article treats the two main uses of the term Illyrian, both as a (pre)-Roman substratum to the territory in which South Slavic languages are now spoken and its application to pre-Romantic and Romantic notions of ethnolinguistic identity among the South Slavs. Notably, in the early 19th century, the Illyrian Movement formed the core of the Croatian National Reviva…

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Coha, Suzana, “Illyrian Movement”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 04 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_034765>
First published online: 2020



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