One of the most dramatic battles of the Middle Ages unfolds as Catholic Crusaders meet Protestant Hussites under Jan Zizka!
Zizka is a incredible figure in military history - a one eyed Protestant warrior who formed the Czech peasants into an army that could beat the best armies that Europe had to offer.
Did you know that a precursor to tanks faced knights on medieval battlefields? The Hussite war wagons were a technological innovation that allowed common soldiers to stand up to knights, the most fearsome warriors of their era.
How the Hussites turned from a religious movement to a militant force, under attack from a Catholic crusade.
How throwing someone out of a window began the Hussite wars
In this second part of the story of the life of Jan Hus, hear how he grows in prominence, opposes relics, causes political controversy, and finally is betrayed by the deceitful emperor. If you liked this film, please subscribe, share it with your friends, and check back next week for a new video!
John Hus was an important Reformer in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. Hear how God prepared the way through the influence of Peter Waldo and the establishment of Bethlehem Chapel, and how Hus was brought to prominence.
The USS Cairo was a Union ironclad during the American Civil War, and was the first ship sunk by a torpedo (now called mine). Hear the story of how the USS Cairo was found from its rediscoverer, the late great Ed Bearss. Learn more about Bearss here. Get the full DVD here.
Dive into the story of Jan Hus and other very early Reformers, who brought worked to reform the Christian church in Bohemia!
Today begins a series of videos on the history of the Hussites, the crusades against them, and the Reformation in Bohemia. We begin with an introduction to the town and to the area, which at one time was arguably the capital of Europe.
We're pleased to recommend this series, originally broadcast on the BBC, Secrets of the Castle. Join the series' hosts, Peter Ginn, Tom Pinfold, and Ruth Goodman, for a look inside an ongoing decades long project to build a castle in modern times. Learn about every day life in the middle ages, castle building techniques, and the methods of medieval warfare. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SURsW7BpCNc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6v-3Ai88oM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUOF7FY8vFE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCI3lxkpO2U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_suZzTobaE
As our nation goes through the impeachment of a president, let's look back and consider the history of impeachment and the trial of President Andrew Johnson.
2019 is the 400th Anniversary of the Synod of Dort, an international assembly of representatives of Reformed Churches unlike any other in church history. In commemoration of this event, we hope that you enjoy these (mostly) unedited messages from a Reformation Day Celebration held by Reformation Baptist Church in Wake Forest, NC. 0:31 - William the Silent by Jonathan Sides 21:11 - History of the Synod of Dort by Joshua Horn 43:16 - Theology of the Synod of Dort by Dan Horn For more information on next year's event, or information on hosting your own, please visit this site.
The Venitian Empire had its share of challenges as they ruled the world through commerce. In this episode we look at the Black Death, which decimated the city, as well as draining wars with their neighbors.
An impostor emperor, sieges, battles, secret plans, an entire army held captive for debts, and a city excommunicated - all this and more in the exciting story of the Fourth Crusade.