a Christian denomination formed in Bohemia in 1467 from various Hussite groups, reorganized in 1722 as the Moravian Church.
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An imperial edict appeared, which deprived the Bohemian Brethren of their religious freedom.The Thirty Years War, Complete | Friedrich Schiller
His chief desert lies in having, by his writings, promoted the formation of the Church of Bohemian Brethren.Bohemia under Hapsburg Misrule | Various
The Bohemian Brethren were also severely persecuted, and their bishop Augusta was imprisoned for many years.
Jaroslav Goll (b. 1846) is the author of many historical works, especially on the community of the Bohemian Brethren.
Besides the writers of the community of the Bohemian Brethren, we meet at this period with three historians of merit.
British Dictionary definitions for Bohemian Brethren
a Protestant Christian sect formed in the 15th century from various Hussite groups, which rejected oaths and military service and advocated a pure and disciplined spiritual life. It was reorganized in 1722 as the Moravian Church: Also called: Unitas Fratrem (ˈjuːnɪtæs ˈfrætrɛm)
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