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Lettonitz (Lettnitz), a village (pop. 1,000) northeast of Austerlitz in Moravia. Little is known of the Bruderhof of the Hutterian Brethren set up here. In 1619-1620 it was plundered by Polish troops of the imperial army, which had surprised Pruschan and Kobelitz, murdering five Brethren and shooting a child at its mother's breast.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II: 642.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923.

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Author(s) Paul Dedic
Date Published 1957


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Dedic, Paul. "Lettonitz (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 19 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lettonitz_(Jihomoravsk%C3%BD_kraj,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=95771.

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Dedic, Paul. (1957). Lettonitz (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lettonitz_(Jihomoravsk%C3%BD_kraj,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=95771.




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