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Nembsche (Nemtschan, Niemtscha; Czech, Němčany), a village near Austerlitz (coordinates: 49.166944, 16.919722 [49° 10′ 1″ N, 16° 55′ 11″ E]) Under John, Baron of Kaunitz, the Hutterian Brethren settled there in 1560. Not much is known of this Bruderhof. In 1570 the poet Christoph Hueter or Schiffmann died there. At Easter of 1600 the Bruderhof was abandoned by the Brethren "on account of the many taxes and burdens of the military men which they could not carry."

Bibliography

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

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 252.

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

Zieglschmid, A. J. F. Die älteste Chronik der Hutterischen Brüder: Ein Sprachdenkmal aus frühneuhochdeutscher Zeit Ithaca: Cayuga Press, 1943.

Maps

Map:Němčany, Okres Vyškov, Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic


Author(s) Paul Dedic
Date Published 1957


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Dedic, Paul. "Nembsche (Morava, Czech Republic)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nembsche_(Morava,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=76134.

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Dedic, Paul. (1957). Nembsche (Morava, Czech Republic). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nembsche_(Morava,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=76134.




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