Jan Hus

Jan Hus
n. John Huss (1369?-1415), Czechoslovakian religious reformer and martyr who was excommunicated in 1409 and burnt at the stake for heresy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jan Hus — Jan Hus. Phantasieporträt eines unbekannten Meisters aus dem 16. Jahrhundert. Verlässliche zeitgenössische Porträts von Hus sind nicht bekannt. Jan Hus (nach seinem wahrscheinlichen Geburtsort Husinec, Okres Prachatice; * um 1369[1]; † 6. Juli… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jan Hus — (Audio|Cs Jan Hus.ogg|listen) (IPA2|ˈjan ˈɦus, alternative spellings John Hus, Jan Huss, John Huss) (c. 1372 Husinec, Bohemia ndash; July 6, 1415 Konstanz, HRE) was a Czech religious thinker, philosopher, reformer, and master at Charles… …   Wikipedia

  • Jan Hus — Retrato de Jan Hus Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jan Hus —     Jan Hus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jan Hus     (Also spelled John).     Born at Husinetz in Southern Bohemia, 1369; died at Constance 6 July, 1415.     At an early age he went to Prague where he supported himself by singing and serving in… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Jan Hus — (Husinec, Bohemia del Sur, 1369 – Constanza, Suiza, 1415) fue un predicador reformista y pensador religioso checo. Hus inició un movimiento religioso basado en las ideas de John Wycliff. Sus seguidores fueron llamados Husitas. La Iglesia Católica …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jan Hus — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hus. Jan Hus Naissance entre 1369 et 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jan Hus — noun Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372 1415) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jan Hus Memorial — The Jan Hus Memorial stands at one end of Old Town Square, Prague in the Czech Republic. The huge monument depicts victorious Hussite warriors and Protestants who were forced into exile 200 years after Hus and a young mother which symbolizes… …   Wikipedia

  • Jan Žižka — z Trocnova a Kalicha Equestrian statue of Jan Žižka by Bohumil Kafka on Vítkov Hill in Prague …   Wikipedia

  • HUS (J.) — Passionnément attaché à la réforme de l’Église catholique, Jan Hus a dépassé les enseignements de John Wyclif par la hardiesse et l’étendue de son action qu’il a menée jusqu’au sacrifice suprême. Il apparaît ainsi comme le précurseur, à plus d’un …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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