I have found inspiration for this post in the newest book of Jaroslav Čechura who recently published the monograph titled Neklidné století: Třeboňsko v proměnách válečného věku (1590–1710), in translation Turbulent Century: Třeboň Region in the Changes of the War Age (1590–1710).  The monograph focuses on the period covering moreContinue Reading

is an ox (Ochse in German), an animal used for drawing or as a source of meat. We can also see a variant with the adjective tažný, meaning „draught“; the German is also using the word Zugeochse (draught ox), combining, in the best tradition of the German language, an adjectiveContinue Reading