Revolt

  • (noun): Organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another.
    Synonyms: rebellion, insurrection, rising, uprising
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on revolt:

Porphyrius The Charioteer - Antioch Pogrom (507) & Vitalian's Revolt (515)
... Another event in his life was the suppression of Vitalian’s Revolt in 515 ... Porphyrius helped suppress the Vitalian Revolt by supporting Anastasius ...
Revolt Of The Brotherhoods
... The Revolt of the Brotherhoods (Catalan Revolta de les Germanies, Spanish Rebelión de las Germanías) was a revolt by artisan guilds (Germanies) against the ... The Valencian revolt inspired a related revolt in the island of Majorca, also part of Aragon, which lasted from 1521–1523 ... The revolt was an anti-monarchist, anti-feudal autonomist movement inspired by the Italian republics ...
Syndicate: American Revolt
... Syndicate American Revolt is an expansion set designed for the Bullfrog strategy game Syndicate ... Rival Syndicates are using the revolt as the ideal opportunity to gain the upper hand in the ongoing struggle for supremacy ... objective of the game is to stop a massive revolt in the Americas that threatens the very existence of Eurocorp ...
Dinabandhu Mitra - Nildarpan
... The Indigo Revolt (1858) or Nilbidraha in Bengali was the revolt of the indigo farmers against the indigo planters ... It was just one year after the Sepoy Revolt Bengal saw one more important revolt in its history ...
Revolt Of The Brotherhoods - Later Influence
... The Revolt's failure is often seen as a political catalyst for Valencia's shift to a modern, centralized, and authoritarian state away from a feudal one ... A later uprising in 1693 was partially inspired by the Revolt of the Germanies and took their name from it ... This revolt was quickly suppressed by the Spanish government with only a small amount of bloodshed ...

More definitions of "revolt":

  • (verb): Make revolution.
    Example: "The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"

Famous quotes containing the word revolt:

    As nature requires whirlwinds and cyclones to release its excessive force in a violent revolt against its own existence, so the spirit requires a demonic human being from time to time whose excessive strength rebels against the community of thought and the monotony of morality ... only by looking at those beyond its limits does humanity come to know its own utmost limits.
    Stefan Zweig (18811942)

    I went to a very militantly Republican grammar school and, under its influence, began to revolt against the Establishment, on the simple rule of thumb, highly satisfying to a ten-year-old, that Irish equals good, English equals bad.
    Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947)

    The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.
    Mikhail Bakunin (1814–1876)