Žižka sentence example

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  • Zizka none the less took the place, and under Bohemian auspices it awoke to a new period of prosperity.
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  • Zizka, who disapproved of this compromise, left Prague and retired to Plzen (Pilsen).
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  • Four captains of the people (hejtmane) were elected, one of whom was Zizka; and a very strictly military discipline was instituted.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • There were troubles at Tabor also, where a more advanced party opposed Zizka's authority.
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  • His authority was recognized by the Utraquist nobles, the citizens of Prague, and the more moderate Taborites, including Zizka.
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  • 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.
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  • The city of Kiiniggr .tz (Kralove Hradec), which had been under Utraquist rule, espoused the doctrine of Tabor, and called Zizka to its aid.
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  • 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.
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  • 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).
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  • The Hussites, led by John Zizka, stormed the town-hall and threw the magistrates from its windows.
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  • In 1421 Zizka stormed the town, which later on was retaken and devastated by the troops of Duke Leopold, bishop of Passau.
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  • From these wagons Zizka created a method of rapidly deploying a defensive wagon laager, in essence a mobile fort.
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