Zizka


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Žiž•ka

(ˈʒɪʃ kɑ)

n.
Jan (yɑn) c1370–1424, Bohemian Hussite military leader.
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Zizka considers her a primary collaborator: "It's as if we breathe together in unison, as if we silently sing the same piece of music.
The Czech and Slovak peoples of central Europe have a long and proud military tradition that stretches back to the religious wars of the 15th century when the Bohemian Hussite infantry, under the leadership of their one-eyed general, Jan Zizka, repeatedly defeated the mounted chivalry of Germany and Austria and laid the foundations of modern Czech nationalism.
In the case of large hotels, the "agglomeration effect" appears to be a particularly significant location factor (Yang, Wong, & Wang, 2012; Zizka & Rydvalova, 2014).
Co-written by Kevin Bernhardt and Ivo Trajkov, the historic epic on Bohemia's greatest warrior, to be shot over the next two years in the Czech Republic in English and Czech, follows the rise of the young Zizka.
Zizka paso de ser la mas frecuente en el primer estudio a una presencia esporadica, bejuco del diablo (Sarcostemma clausum (Jacq.
In 2003, the thematic exhibit was replaced by "The Heart of PQ under the leadership of Sodja Zupanc Lotker and curated by Tomas Zizka.
They mostly theorize about particular issues such as economic evaluation of health services (Strnad, 2002), effective service contracting (Nemec, Merickova and Sumpikova, 2007), assessment of public projects in terms of their intended impacts (Rydvalova and Zizka, 2007, pp.
For example, France tells the remarkable story of the Wagenburgen or "wagon fortresses" developed by John Zizka in the Hussite wars of Bohemia in the 1420s.
Zizka 2004, 2008, 2012) and can be characterized as 1) "natural clusters"--according to the definition of Porter (1990) or 2) institutionalized (organized) clusters.