Editors. "Frederick the Great besieges Olmütz but fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Frederick the Great besieges Olmütz but fails (28 words)
Historical Context Note
Frederick the Great begins to besiege Olmütz (present-day Olomouc, in the Czech Republic), but after facing unexpectedly strong resistance, he is eventually forced to abandon the attempt.17722 Frederick the Great besieges Olmütz but fails 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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