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John Amos Jan Amos Komenský, 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop.
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The aim of education, according to Comenius, is "to train generally all who are born to all that is human."Cambridge Essays on Education|Various
He was a reformer and philanthropist, and an advocate of the views of the educational reformer, Comenius.
In the darkest hours of national humiliation, the children of Hus and of Komensk (Comenius) did not despair.Bohemia under Hapsburg Misrule|Various
The sketch showing the Jamestown blacksmith at work is based on a 1685 engraving by Johann Comenius.
Comenius and his followers again confound knowledge with wisdom.
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/ (kəˈmeɪnɪəs) /
John Amos, Czech name Jan Amos Komensky. 1592–1670, Czech educational reformer
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