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Gurdau (now <em>Kurdějov, Břeclav District, Czech Republic</em>), a village near [[Auspitz (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic)|Auspitz]] in [[Moravia (Czech Republic)|Moravia]], which in the 17th century belonged to the noble family of Lippa, who were friendly toward the [[Hutterian Brethren (Hutterische Brüder)|Hutterian Brethren]]. The village church is said to have been built in its present form as a fortress in 1404. In the spring of 1541 the [[Anabaptism|Anabaptists]] purchased a house through [[Amon, Hans (d. 1542)|Hans Amon]], a preacher, and Jakob Kircher, a deacon at Gurdau. There in 1547 three brethren were chosen to preach: Hans Greckenhofer, [[Sailer, Wolf (d. 1550)|Wolf Sailer]], and Peter Hag. The last two were also known as writers of hymns. Hag wrote a hymn about the brethren held in the [[Falkenstein (Niederösterreich, Austria)|Falkenstein]], and Sailer a number of hymns.
 
Gurdau (now <em>Kurdějov, Břeclav District, Czech Republic</em>), a village near [[Auspitz (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic)|Auspitz]] in [[Moravia (Czech Republic)|Moravia]], which in the 17th century belonged to the noble family of Lippa, who were friendly toward the [[Hutterian Brethren (Hutterische Brüder)|Hutterian Brethren]]. The village church is said to have been built in its present form as a fortress in 1404. In the spring of 1541 the [[Anabaptism|Anabaptists]] purchased a house through [[Amon, Hans (d. 1542)|Hans Amon]], a preacher, and Jakob Kircher, a deacon at Gurdau. There in 1547 three brethren were chosen to preach: Hans Greckenhofer, [[Sailer, Wolf (d. 1550)|Wolf Sailer]], and Peter Hag. The last two were also known as writers of hymns. Hag wrote a hymn about the brethren held in the [[Falkenstein (Niederösterreich, Austria)|Falkenstein]], and Sailer a number of hymns.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Beck, Josef. <em>Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn</em>. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 168.
 
Beck, Josef. <em>Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn</em>. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 168.
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Wolkan, Rudolf. <em>Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder</em>. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923:<em> </em>178, 208, 240.
 
Wolkan, Rudolf. <em>Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder</em>. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923:<em> </em>178, 208, 240.
 
 
  
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Gurdau (Czech Republic)|Map:Gurdau (Czech Republic)]]
 
[[Map:Gurdau (Czech Republic)|Map:Gurdau (Czech Republic)]]
 
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Gurdau (now Kurdějov, Břeclav District, Czech Republic), a village near Auspitz in Moravia, which in the 17th century belonged to the noble family of Lippa, who were friendly toward the Hutterian Brethren. The village church is said to have been built in its present form as a fortress in 1404. In the spring of 1541 the Anabaptists purchased a house through Hans Amon, a preacher, and Jakob Kircher, a deacon at Gurdau. There in 1547 three brethren were chosen to preach: Hans Greckenhofer, Wolf Sailer, and Peter Hag. The last two were also known as writers of hymns. Hag wrote a hymn about the brethren held in the Falkenstein, and Sailer a number of hymns.

Bibliography

Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 168.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 200.

Die Lieder der Hutterischen Brüder: Gesangbuch darinnen viel und mancherlei schöne Betrachtungen, Lehren, Vermahnungen, Lobgesänge und Glaubensbekenntnisse, von vielen Liebhabern Gottes gedichtet und aus vielen Geschichten und Historien der heiligen Schrift zusammengetragen, allen frommen Liebhabern Gottes sehr nützlich zu singen und zu lessen. Scottdale, Pa. : Mennonitisches Verlagshaus, 1914. Reprinted Cayley, AB: Hutterischen Brüdern in Kanada, 1962: 97, 133, 161, 178.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923: 178, 208, 240.

Maps

Map:Gurdau (Czech Republic)


Author(s) Johann Loserth
Date Published 1956


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Loserth, Johann. "Gurdau (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 17 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gurdau_(Jihomoravsk%C3%BD_kraj,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=81550.

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Loserth, Johann. (1956). Gurdau (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gurdau_(Jihomoravsk%C3%BD_kraj,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=81550.




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