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RE: [Czechlist] TBfaGE: zamek

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  • Rubková
    Tvrz was small a fortified residence of a poor nobleman, whose title was zeman . Sarka ... From: Michael Grant [mailto:transman@bdanube.com] Sent: Tuesday,
    Message 1 of 12 , May 1, 2002
      Tvrz was small a fortified residence of a poor nobleman, whose title was
      "zeman".

      Sarka

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Michael Grant [mailto:transman@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 5:15 PM
      To: Czechlist
      Subject: Re: [Czechlist] TBfaGE: zamek


      On 4/28/02 11:27 AM, "Zemedelec@..." <Zemedelec@...> wrote:

      > As I understood it (while living/studying in Brno) hrady were for
      > military/defensive uses, zamky weren't. That was the distinction the
      Czechs
      > I ran into (mostly language teachers) made.

      Then there's those pesky 'tvrze'....
      Michael

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    • Michael Grant
      ... I think fortress covers pevnost pretty well. Stronghold is broader. Michael -- You don t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body. - C.S. Lewis
      Message 2 of 12 , May 1, 2002
        On 4/30/02 11:40 AM, "Martin Janda" <martinjanda@...> wrote:

        > Since 17th century, AFAIK no residences were fortified - but there were
        > pevnosti (special military bases - strongholds?)

        I think "fortress" covers "pevnost" pretty well. "Stronghold" is broader.

        Michael

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