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.
ADAMITES, or Adamians, a sect of heretics that flourished in North Africa in the 2nd and 3rd centuries.
14 seq.) gave rise in precritical days to the theory of pre-Adamites, as though Adam and Eve were not the only inhabitants of the earth.
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