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Gallitz (also Gollitz, now Skalica) is a county and village (pop. 600 in 1953) in the former Znaim (Znojmo) district of Moravia between Austerlitz (Slavkov) and Stiegnitz, four hours from Znaim. In 1563 the Anabaptists erected a Bruderhof there, which became one of the chief Hutterite households (Geschichts-Bücher, 215). In the Bohemian revolt it was severely damaged by Dampierre's troops in 1619, and again in 1623 and 1662.



Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 215, 418, 504.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: II, 34.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923: 314, 539, 592, 649, 658 f.

Additional Information

Author(s) Johann Loserth
Date Published 1956

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Loserth, Johann. "Gallitz (Trnava kraj, Slovakia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 1 May 2017.,_Slovakia)&oldid=87649.

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Loserth, Johann. (1956). Gallitz (Trnava kraj, Slovakia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 May 2017, from,_Slovakia)&oldid=87649.

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