Jan Hus

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O holy simplicity!

Jan Hus (ca. 1369July 6, 1415) was a Czech religious educator and reformer who was excommunicated, condemned and put to death on the charge of heresy.


  • O sancta simplicitas!
    • O holy simplicity!
    • Spoken by Hus as he was being burned at the stake and saw an elderly peasant adding wood to the fire, as quoted in The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations (2005) by Jon R. Stone, p. 188

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