Sentence Examples

  • HUSSITES, the name given to the followers of John Huss (1369-1415), the Bohemian reformer.
  • They were at first often called Wycliffites, as the theological theories of Huss were largely founded on the teachings of Wycliffe.
  • Huss indeed laid more stress on church reform than on theological controversy.
  • The Hussite movement assumed a revolutionary character as soon as the news of the death of Huss reached Prague.
  • The knights and nobles of Bohemia and Moravia, who were in favour of church reform, sent to the council at Constance (September 2nd, 1415) a protest, known as the "protestatio Bohemorum" which condemned the execution of Huss in the strongest language.

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