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 (kə-mē′nē-əs), John Amos Originally Jan Amos Komenský. 1592-1670.
Moravian theologian and educational reformer, noted for his pioneering textbooks and his humanist view that divine majesty is exalted and not threatened by science.


(Biography) John Amos, Czech name Jan Amos Komensky. 1592–1670, Czech educational reformer


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John Amos (Jan Amos Komenský), 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop.
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The contract is the supply of hygiene and cleaning of Comenius University in Bratislava, as required by the contracting authority, including services related to the supply of goods to the delivery, the lining in place of its location and ensuring disposal of used disposable packaging.
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