3. Concept: Fire

The inspiration is from Jan Hus who touched the fire and he got burned. Among the many, no doubt apocryphal, stories of Jan Hus's life is one that relates an incident in his youth, which foreshadowed his fate as a Christian martyr. According to the account, the youthful Hus was sitting beside a fire one … Continue reading 3. Concept: Fire

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Hussite -Research/Inspiration

  The original motive for the playing cards have been chosen because of the reformer. Introduced improvements into medieval Czech language, such as the diacritic including the "hook" háček (ě,š,č,ř,ž), the "dot" above letters for strong accent, as well as the acute accent to mark long vowels (á,é,í,ó,ú), in order to represent each sound by a single symbol. He was a key predecessor to Protestantism. … Continue reading Hussite -Research/Inspiration