Žižka sentence example
- Zizka none the less took the place, and under Bohemian auspices it awoke to a new period of prosperity.
- Zizka, who disapproved of this compromise, left Prague and retired to Plzen (Pilsen).
- Four captains of the people (hejtmane) were elected, one of whom was Zizka; and a very strictly military discipline was instituted.
- At Prague a demagogue, the priest John of Zelivo, for a time obtained almost unlimited authority over the lower classes of the townsmen; and at Tabor a communistic movement (that of the so-called Adamites) was sternly suppressed by Zizka.
- 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.Advertisement
- There were troubles at Tabor also, where a more advanced party opposed Zizka's authority.
- His authority was recognized by the Utraquist nobles, the citizens of Prague, and the more moderate Taborites, including Zizka.
- On the 27th of April 1423, Zizka now again leading, the Taborites defeated at Horic the Utraquist army under Cenek of Wartemberg; shortly afterwards an armistice was concluded at Konopist.
- The city of Kiiniggr .tz (Kralove Hradec), which had been under Utraquist rule, espoused the doctrine of Tabor, and called Zizka to its aid.
- After several military successes gained by Zizka (q.v.) in 1423 and the following year, a treaty of peace between the Hussites was concluded on the 13th of September 1424 at Liben, a village near Prague, now part of that city.Advertisement
- In June of that year their forces, led by Prokop the Great - who took the command of the Taborites shortly after Zizka's death in October 1424 - and Sigismund Korybutovic, who had returned to Bohemia, signally defeated the Germans at Aussig (Usti nad Labem).
- The Hussites, led by John Zizka, stormed the town-hall and threw the magistrates from its windows.
- In 1421 Zizka stormed the town, which later on was retaken and devastated by the troops of Duke Leopold, bishop of Passau.
- From these wagons Zizka created a method of rapidly deploying a defensive wagon laager, in essence a mobile fort.