Frederick the Great besieges Olmütz but fails (28 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Frederick the Great besieges Olmütz but fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17722, accessed 06 December 2016.]