Hora Sentence Examples
With this army, consisting of about 9000 men, he marched in 1448 from Kutna Hora to Prague, and obtained possession of the capital almost without resistance.
Old Roman formula of prayer mention a Hora Quirini, his female cult associate, afterwards identified with Hersilia, the wife of Romulus.
He took possession of the town of Kutna Hora (Kuttenberg), but was decisively defeated by Zizka at Nemecky Brod (Deutschbrod) on the 6th of January 1422.
Silesia is divided by a projecting limb of Moravia into two small parts of territory, of which the western part is flanked by the Sudetic mountains, namely the Altvater Gebirge; while the eastern part is flanked by the Carpathians, namely the Jablunka Gebirge with their highest peak the Lissa Hora (4346 ft.).
When in 1408 a French embassy arrived at Kutna, Hora, the residence of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia, and proposed that the papal schism should be terminated by the refusal of the temporal authorities further to recognize either of the rival popes, Wenceslaus summoned to Kutna Hora the members of the university.Advertisement
Finally a temporary truce was concluded, and, early in the following year, Sigismund, who now claimed the Bohemian crown as successor of his brother, arrived at Kutna Hora (Kuttenberg).
He assembled a considerable army at Kutna Hora and marched on Prague (1448).
The Romanist party in Bohemia became yet more embittered against the king, and at a meeting at Zelena Hora (Griinberg) in 1465 many nobles of the Roman religion joined in a confederacy against him.
It was also through papal influence that King Matthias of Hungary, deserting his former ally, supported the lords of the league of Zelena Hora.
Protracted negotiations ensued, but they ended by the election of Prince Vladislav of Poland at Kutna Hora, the 27th of May 1 1.Advertisement
On the following morning they attacked the Bohemian army, which occupied a slightly fortified position on the plateau known as the " Bila Hora " (White Hill).
We cannot certainly assign to him more than four or five (Deus Creator Omnium, Aeterne rerum conditor, Jam surgit hora tertia, and the Christmas hymn Veni redemptor gentium) of those that have come down to us.
At many social gatherings where music and dancing are commonplace, knowing the dance steps for the hora can enable you to have even more fun than if you sit at the bar the whole evening watching other guests dancing and having fun.
The dance steps for the hora are danced to a song called Hava Nagila, and can be as basic as walking in a circle or as advanced as performing 'scissor kicks'.
The way the hora is danced will depend largely on the crowd that is present when you do the dance.Advertisement
If a lot of people are very proficient in variations of the hora, you can expect to learn it right then and there on your feet while the circle is spinning.
The most basic version of the hora (besides simply walking in a circle) is to do alternating grapevine steps while holding the hands of the people on either side of you in a circle.
Since you are moving in a circle, you have to step sideways; in order to make this more interesting than just shuffling one foot to the side and bringing the other foot to meet it, the hora utilizes the cross step of the grapevine.
Knowing the grapevine step and knowing to hold hands and travel in a circle will enable you to join in the hora the very next time you get the chance.
First of all, the hora also frequently includes a movement of the circle expanding and contracting.Advertisement
Adding kicks to the hora is another way to provide variety.
The hora is a traditional Jewish dance that can be considered a fun folk dance that is simple enough to have become a social dance.
The hora was not always danced to one particular song, but nowadays it is almost exclusively danced to the song 'Hava Nagila'.
At bar/bat mitzvahs and weddings, as well as many other less formal social occasions, the hora is one of the most fun dances and most fun moments of the party.
The malcontent nobles met at Zelena Hora (Griineberg) on the 28th of November 1465, and concluded an alliance against the king, bringing forward many - mostly untrue - accusations against him.Advertisement