Taborite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Taborite (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n taborite A member of the more extreme party of the Hussites. They were fierce and successful warriors under their successive leaders Ziska and Procopius, causing wide-spread devastation, till their final defeat in 1434. See Hussite.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Taborite tā′bor-īt one of the more extreme party of the Hussites, as opposed to the Calixtines or Utraquists, so named from their headquarters being at Mount Tabor, 24 miles N.E. of Pisek.
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Usage

In literature:

If the Taborites taught the Waldenses, who taught the Taborites?
"History of the Moravian Church" by J. E. Hutton
More than once the fanatic Taborites laid the land waste up to the gates of Vienna.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVII. No. 101. May, 1876." by Various
The Taborites were unable to resist any longer the united power of both parties.
"Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations" by Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
Yet were they considered by the Taborites as coming far short of what the exigencies of the case required.
"Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II" by G. R. Gleig
Not so the Taborites, who drew their name from a mountain fastness which they fortified and called Mount Tabor.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
There were no more Taborites nor millenarians.
"Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History" by Antonio Labriola
The Taborites were defeated, and the two Prokops and most of their other leaders perished on the battlefield.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
Already there was forming the sect which, in carrying out the views of Wickliff, came to be known as Taborites.
"A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II" by Henry Charles Lea
In 1434 war again broke out between the Utraquists and the Taborites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
On the 16th of March 1421, the town was stormed by the Taborites, sacked and burned.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
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