At the battle of the White Hill (1620) the Bohemian Protestants were routed; the Brethren were driven from their homes; the Polish branch wis absorbed in the Reformed Church of Poland; and then many fled, some to England, some to Saxony, and some even to Texas.
On the same day (13th of May) a mutiny at Karlsruhe forced the grand-duke to take to flight, and the next day he wis followed by the ministers, while a committee of the diet under Lorenz Brentano (1813-1891), who represented the more moderate Radicals as against the republicans, established itself in the capital to attempt to direct affairs pending the establishment of a provisional government.
Its Egyptian name was Wesi (or Wis?), later Ne, "the city" (sometimes NeAmun, hence No-Amon in Nahum iii.
Another love story of similar antiquity formed the basis of Fakr-uddIn Asad JorjanIs Wis u R~min, which was composed in Isfahn about 1048 (440 A.H.)a poem remarkable not only for its high artistic value but also for its resemblance to Gottfried von Strassburgs Tristan und Isolt.
Peckham, Instincts and Habits of Solitary Wasps (Madison, Wis.