Talk:Saints Cyril and Methodius

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Awkward phrasing in early life section[edit]

Currently the article reads "The two brothers were born in Thessalonica, in present-day Greece – Cyril lived from 827–828 and Methodius 815–820."

This makes it sound like Cyril only lived to be one year old and Methodius only lived to be five. I would suggest a re-write to something like 'Cyril was born c. 826 and Methodius c. 815'. This would (most importantly) make it clearer that it's their years of birth being referred to rather than duration of their lives, and as a side benefit make the dates consistent with those in the opening paragraph. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:50, 11 April 2016 (UTC)

Was gonna say the exact same. Bizarre that no one took the effort to correct, yet the article is locked for edit. Ah well... — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:27, 29 May 2016 (UTC)

People born 300 years before they were actually born?[edit]

In the text it says " five Slavic disciples were ordained as priests (Saint Gorazd, Saint Clement of Ohrid and Saint Naum) and as deacons (Saint Angelar and Saint Sava) by the prominent bishops Formosus and Gauderic." and the "Saint Sava" entry here links to the article about Saint Sava, born in the second half of the 12th century (and dead in the 13th). Mind you, this is all happenning in the late 9th century of the common era.

Can someone please explain that?