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Co·me·ni·us

 (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.

Comenius

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

Co•me•ni•us

(kəˈmi ni əs)

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John Amos (Jan Amos Komenský), 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop.
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Die Padagogik des Johann Amos Comenius und die Anfange des padago gischen Realismus im 17.
Johann Amos Comenius (1592-1670) was a Czech teacher and scientist who believed that education was the key to fully developing a person's talents.
The teachers visited Wales as part of the Comenius Project, a government initiative, named after Johann Amos Comenius, a 17th century Czechoslovakian scholar, who devoted his life to trying to improve the ways students were taught.