Taborite
Taborite Ta"bor*ite, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of certain Bohemian reformers who suffered persecution in the fifteenth century; -- so called from Tabor, a hill or fortress where they encamped during a part of their struggles. [1913 Webster]

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  • taborite — ● taborite nom Membre d un groupe de hussites radicaux groupés autour de Jan Zižka, qui se retranchèrent en 1420 à Tábor (Bohême Méridionale). [Opposés aux calixtins (modérés), ils condamnaient la tradition, les cérémonies liturgiques, l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Taborite — The Taborites (Czech Táborité , singular Táborita ) were members of a religious community considered heretical by the Catholic Church. The Taborites were centered on the Bohemian city of Tábor during the Hussite Wars in the 15th century. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Taborite — /tay beuh ruyt /, n. (in the 15th century) a member of the militant body of Hussites maintaining a strict literal interpretation of the Scriptures. [1640 50; named after Tabor, city in Bohemia where the radical party of Hussites had its… …   Universalium

  • taborite — ˈtābəˌrīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Tábor, town south of Prague in the former kingdom of Bohemia (now a province of western Czechoslovakia) founded in 1420 as a Taborite stronghold by Jan Ziska died 1424 Bohemian Hussite… …   Useful english dictionary

  • taborite — (ta bo ri t ) s. m. Membre d une secte de hussites, qui refusa d accepter quatre articles acceptés par les calixtins et réglés dans le concile de Bâle. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Ainsi dit des retranchements ou tabor dont ils se servaient dans la guerre.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • taborite — ta·bor·ite …   English syllables

  • Hussite Wars — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = Hussite Wars partof = date = July 30 1419 – May 30 1434 place = Central Europe, mostly in Bohemia casus = First Defenestration of Prague (30 July), burning of John Huss in 1415 result = Defeat of radical… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Vítkov Hill — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Vítkov Hill partof=the Hussite Wars caption=A painting by Alphonse Mucha detailing the carnage after the battle date=June 12 July 14, 1420 place=Vítkov Hill (outside Prague, Czech Republic)… …   Wikipedia

  • Prokop the Great — AndreasFact|date=September 2008 Prokop or Prokop the Great ( cs. Prokop Veliký) (b. about 1380 probably at HejlovFact|date=September 2008 near Tábor ndash; d. 30 May 1434 at Lipany) was one of the most prominent Hussite generals of the Hussite… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Hořice — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Hořice partof=the Hussite Wars date=April 27, 1423 place=Hořice result=Decisive Taborite victory combatant1=Taborites combatant2=Utraquists commander1=Jan Žižka commander2=Čeněk von Wartenberg… …   Wikipedia

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