Definition of Thirty Years' War

1. Noun. A series of conflicts (1618-1648) between Protestants and Catholics starting in Germany and spreading until France and Denmark and Sweden were opposing the Holy Roman Empire and Spain.

Generic synonyms: War, Warfare
Terms within: Battle Of Lutzen, Lutzen, Battle Of Rocroi, Rocroi



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Literary usage of Thirty Years' War

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Holy Roman Empire by James Bryce Bryce (1904)
"... and the CHAP. xix. smouldering hate of half a century was kindled by the troubles of Bohemia into the Thirty Years' War. The imperial sceptre held for ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... in an examination of the Thirty Years' War, to talk of a Catholic and a Protestant point of view ; for these terms suggest that the war was a religious ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"One of our chief aims must be to efface this notion and to secure for the Thirty Years' War its due measure of purely political significance. ..."

4. A Short History of Germany by Ernest Flagg Henderson (1902)
"Active campaign of the Roman Catholic church. Struggle for the Western bishoprics. CHAPTER XVII THE BEGINNING OF THE THIRTY YEARS WAR ..."

5. A Short History of Germany by Ernest Flagg Henderson (1902)
"CHAPTER XVII THE BEGINNING OF THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR LITERATURE : One of the best accounts of the Thirty Years' War is to be found in Huber, ..."

6. A Short History of Germany: 9 A.D. to 1871 A.D. by Ernest Flagg Henderson (1906)
"CHAPTER XVII THE BEGINNING OF THE THIRTY YEARS WAR LITERATURE : One of the best accounts of ... Gardiner's Thirty Years' War is an excellent short account. ..."

7. The Holy Roman Empire by James Bryce Bryce (1904)
"... and the CHAP. xix. smouldering hate of half a century was kindled by the troubles of Bohemia into the Thirty Years' War. The imperial sceptre held for ..."

8. The Holy Roman Empire by James Bryce Bryce (1907)
"... and the CHAP. xix. smouldering hate of half a century was kindled by the troubles of Bohemia into the Thirty Years' War. The imperial sceptre held for ..."

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