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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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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.